By Daniel E. Sutherland
Sutherland’s account of the struggle is not like the other. either an army and a social background, it information the lifetime of a unmarried accomplice neighborhood with out wasting sight of the substantial fight of a state divided. It permits readers to hitch the councils of Lee and provide whereas sharing the letters of younger separated by means of battle. We frolic with the fun-loving Jeb Stuart, event the stressed terror of fellows in conflict, believe the ache of civilians surrounded by way of contending armies, detect the tensions among pals with diversified loyalties, and experience the enjoyment of liberated slaves.
Written in a bold sort that thrusts readers into the vortex of conflict, Seasons of War tells the tale of a spot and a country. it's a story by means of turns heroic and suggest, hopeful and bleak, funny and grave. it's a tale of the yankee people—Northern and Southern, white and black, unfastened and unfree—at the defining hour in their history.
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Seasons of War by Daniel E. Sutherland