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A blaze of glory : a novel of the Battle of Shiloh

Author: Jeff Shaara
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A fictional account of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, told from the perspectives of participants on both sides, recreates the April 1862 surprise attack by Confederate forces on the Union Army at Shiloh.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction, American
War stories, American
War stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Shaara
ISBN: 9780345527356 0345527356
OCLC Number: 753624618
Description: xxiv, 435 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part One. Maneuver. Seeley (Nashville, Tennessee, February 22, 1862) --
Johnston (Murfreesboro, Tennessee, February 26, 1862) --
Seeley (Near the Duck River, Central Tennessee, March 19, 1862) --
Johnston (Rose Cottage, Corinth, Mississippi, March 23, 1862) --
Sherman (Near Monterey, Tennessee, March 16, 1862) --
Bauer (The Tennessee River, Near Savannah, Tennessee, March 20, 1862) --
Sherman (Pittsburg Landing, on the Tennessee River, March 20, 1862) --
Part Two. Impatience. Bauer (Four miles southwest of Pittsburg Landing, March 28, 1862) --
Johnston (Near Rose Cottage, Corinth, Mississippi, March 30, 1862) --
Johnston [Rose Cottage, Corinth, Mississippi, April 3, 1862] --
Johnston (Rose Cottage, Corinth, Mississippi, April 4, 1862) --
Sherman (Near Shiloh Church, April 4, 1862, 3:00 P.M.) --
Seeley (Southeast of Shiloh Church, April 4, 1862, 9:00 P.M.) --
Johnston (Near Monterey, Tennessee, April 5, 1862, 5:00 A.M.) --
Sherman (Shiloh Church, April 5, 1862, 3:00 P.M.) --
Bauer (Southeast of Shiloh Church, April 6, 1862, 2:00 A.M.) --
Part Three. Fury. Johnston (Wood's Farm, Southwest of Shiloh Church, April 6, 1862) --
Sherman (Near Shiloh Church, April 6, 1862, 7:00 A.M.) --
Bauer (Southeast of Shiloh Church, April 6, 1862, 8:00 A.M.) --
Sherman (Near Shiloh Church, April 6, 1862, 9:30 A.M.) --
Grant (Savannah, Tennessee, April 6, 1862, 10:00 A.M.) --
Johnston (Near Shiloh Church, April 6, 1862, 10:00 A.M.) --
Johnston (South of Duncan Field, April 6, 1862, 1:00 P.M.) --
Bauer (Southeast of Duncan Field, Near the Peach orchard, April 6, 1862, 2:00 P.M.) --
Johnston (South of the Peach Orchard, April 6, 1862, 2:30 P.M.) --
Harris (East of the Old Cotton field, April 6, 1862, 3:00 P.M.) --
Prentiss (North of the Peach Orchard, near the pond, April 6, 1862, 3:30 P.M.) --
Bauer (Southwest of Pittsburg Landing, Near Cloud Field, April 6, 1862, 5:00 P.M.) --
Harris (South of Pittsburg Landing, South side of Dill Branch, April 6, 1862, 5:30 P.M.) --
Grant (Pittsburg Landing, April 6, 1862, 6:00 P.M.) --
Seeley [South of Dill Branch, April 6, 1862, 9:00 P.M.] --
Sherman (Pittsburg Landing, April 7, 1862, Midnight) --
Bauer (Near Pittsburg Landing, April 7, 1862, Mid-morning) --
Part Four. Despair. Harris (Beauregard's Headquarters Tent, April 7, 1862, Dawn) --
Sherman (Near Shiloh Church, April 7, 1862, 5:00 P.M.) --
Seeley (Near Fallen Timbers, April 8, 1862, 11:00 A.M.) --
Bauer (Southeast of Shiloh Church, April 28, 1862) --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Jeff Shaara.

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A fictional account of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, told from the perspectives of participants on both sides, recreates the April 1862 surprise attack by Confederate forces on the Union Army at Shiloh.

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