By Peter G. Tsouras
" have you learnt what army glory is? it really is that appealing rainbow, that rises in showers of blood that serpent s eye, that charms to spoil. " Abraham LincolnThe Union in dire peril! The warfare that begun in Peter G. Tsouras s earlier exchange heritage, "Britannia s Fist," hurries up in the course of a couple of determined weeks in October 1863. From the bayous of Louisiana to the golf green hills of the Hudson Valley, from Chicago in flames to the gates of Washington itself, the good battle uncoils in ropes of fireplace. French and British armies are at the march, and heavy reinforcements have placed to sea. Copperheads have risen in riot to tug the Midwest into the Confederacy as an essential Union military stands ravenous and less than siege in Tennessee. in the meantime, Robert E. Lee and the Royal military set in movement a stroke that's boldness itself.The Union staggers lower than those blows. whereas the Grenadier Guards march into glory in upstate long island s apple orchards, from the second one tale of a shot-up Washington lodge Abraham Lincoln watches a wooded area of the crimson flags of uprising waving over a accomplice column speeding around the lengthy Bridge. to forestall them is a war-worn regiment of latest York infantrymen. To their backs Washington burns. yet new applied sciences and the paintings of intelligence are thrown onto the scales, whereas Russia plans to go into the warfare to avenge its humiliation within the Crimean War."A Rainbow of Blood" brings ahead the nice conflict from its outbreak to the 1st nice main issue of the embattled republic. Peopled with amazing personalities of the age, the e-book rattles with the tramp of armies marching down probably the most interesting roads no longer taken or perhaps imagined formerly.
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