The Resource The Mississippi boys : a novel of the Civil War, Jane Bennett Gaddy, (ebook)

The Mississippi boys : a novel of the Civil War, Jane Bennett Gaddy, (ebook)

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The Mississippi boys : a novel of the Civil War
Title
The Mississippi boys
Title remainder
a novel of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Jane Bennett Gaddy
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Summer wheat, heavy with grain, waved in the July wind, and when touched by the afternoon sun, cast a golden glow on the rocks of Cemetery Ridge. Jonathan stood with his countrymen, rifle drawn, wiping sweat from his eyes with the sleeve of a ragged Confederate uniform. Then the nod, Longstreet to Pickett, whose men charged screaming the blood-curdling Rebel yell. Brave soldiers, strength pressed to the breach, fell like autumn leaves. Blood ran freely down the hill. Gettysburg was a trough. Jonathan could see with horrifying clarity from the hillside that Kemper, Armistead, and Semmes were dead. Garnett, already wounded in the leg, gallantly rode his horse in the charge facing certain death, and it was so. Jonathan reached the crest of the hill, slashing Union soldiers with every move, the grotesqueness of the hour searing his consciousness. He took a saber slash through the leg, grabbed the rogue Yank, and pulled him from his horse. With his bowie knife, he put an end to the savagery. But Jonathan was a savage himself. Both countries had gone mad and, in madness, had taken along every southern gentleman
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Midwest
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Gaddy, Jane Bennett
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Mississippi
  • United States
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adult
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The Mississippi boys : a novel of the Civil War, Jane Bennett Gaddy, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780595628469
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12198372
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remote
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12198372
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MWT12198372
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Mississippi boys : a novel of the Civil War, Jane Bennett Gaddy, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780595628469
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12198372
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12198372
System control number
MWT12198372
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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