General Meade: A Novel of the Civil War

General Meade: A Novel of the Civil War

by Robert Kofman

Paperback

$19.99
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Monday, September 23

Overview

As the Civil War rages on, President Lincoln desperately seeks a commander to defeat the seemingly invincible Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, whose army has invaded Pennsylvania. Lincoln turns to the Old Snapping Turtle, General George Meade—a courageous man with remarkable integrity and a fiery temper—to save the Union during its greatest time of need.

Just three days later, Meade confronts Lee’s troops at Gettysburg, resulting in the bloodiest and most dramatic battle of the war. Delivering a glorious victory, General Meade vanquishes the Confederate Army, forcing a retreat south.

But for Meade, the battle is far from over. At first heralded as a hero who turned the tide of the war, he falls victim to a nefarious smear campaign that threatens to ruin his reputation and his career. The general is forced to muster all his strength to persevere against an onslaught of political attacks, all while leading the Army of the Potomac and serving his superiors: General Ulysses S. Grant and President Lincoln.

A compelling work of historical fiction, General Meade: A Novel of the Civil War paints an engrossing picture of an unsung American hero. Filled with primary sources, including letters written by Meade himself, the narrative uses firsthand accounts to reveal fascinating details of life in a nation dangerously divided.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732991002
Publisher: Lion Valley Publishing LLC
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Pages: 538
Sales rank: 724,393
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews