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Shrouds of glory : from Atlanta to Nashville--the last great campaign of the Civil War

Author: Winston Groom
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Grove Press edView all editions and formats
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Shrouds of Glory is Winston Groom's riveting account of General John Bell Hood's decisive actions in the western theater of operations during the final moments of the Civil War. Taking us on a journey through the ravaged Confederacy to the once-vibrant city of Nashville-where General Hood makes a last, futile attempt to preserve the Confederacy-Shrouds of Glory brings the reader into the general's tent, where Grant,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Groom
ISBN: 0802140610 9780802140616
OCLC Number: 55022448
Description: xii, 308 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Midsummer's change --
I will go on while I can --
Crazy like a fox --
This army is going to do something wrong --
If you want it, come and take it --
They must be killed --
Conquer the peace --
Go on as you propose --
It is almost worth dying --
Best move come to naught --
Franklin, Tennessee --
Seeing the elephant --
An indescribable fury --
All those dead heroes --
Nashville, Tennessee --
Like a lot of beasts --
Didn't i tell you we could lick 'em? --
River of fire --
Black care was the outrider --
Bibliographical note on sources --
Index.
Responsibility: Winston Groom.

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"Shrouds of Glory" is Groom's riveting account of General John Bell Hood's decisive actions in the western theater of operations during the final moments of the Civil War. He brings the reader into  Read more...

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