Rutlands Blues and Greys: A Year of the American Civil War Roger Carpenter

ISBN: 9781438934754

Published: March 18th 2009

Paperback

272 pages


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Rutlands Blues and Greys: A Year of the American Civil War  by  Roger Carpenter

Rutlands Blues and Greys: A Year of the American Civil War by Roger Carpenter
March 18th 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 272 pages | ISBN: 9781438934754 | 3.35 Mb

August 1862, Colonel Arthur Rutland, Royal Artillery, is sent to America as a military attache for the British Government to observe the Northern Union Army in action. Against instructions, and his own intentions, he becomes involved in the battlesMoreAugust 1862, Colonel Arthur Rutland, Royal Artillery, is sent to America as a military attache for the British Government to observe the Northern Union Army in action. Against instructions, and his own intentions, he becomes involved in the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg and inevitably Gettysburg.

In his travels he meets the legendary Civil War characters of Lt Col Lawrence Chamberlain of the 20th Maine, plus the eccentric English Colonel Sir Percy Wyndham of the first New Jersey Cavalry, while being accepted by the gunners of L Battery 1st New York Light Artillery This is an American Civil War story that shows the depth of feeling between both of the sides from the perspective of a professional British Army officer who becomes an accidental participant in this incredible conflict.

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