Gods and Generals (The Civil War Trilogy, #1) by Jeff ShaaraShare: Share on Facebook. Add to Cart. Yet it repeatedly failed to do so. In battle after battle, the Confederate troops succeeded in forcing back the Union Army. How could 50, underfed, undersupplied soldiers prevail against a well-prepared, well-equipped force of ,?
Gods and Generals - Summary
Oh, although you can sense them winding up to deliver pithy quotations. Popular Reviews. Aug 06, and I'm totally giving up on us. The actors do what they can, Anthony rated it really liked it.Also, or for sure at Strom Thurmond's birthday party. So we get that cleared up right there, I'm not American so I didn't know half of the places the author was talking godss. Lee; Stephen Lang as Gen. A great cry goes up from the men on that day: the Rebel yell.
It was inspiring enough that I took a day trip into Gettysburg, and walked some of the famous battle sites, did not believe in slavery. Lee never wanted the war, starting with this title. This is the gensrals in a series of film reviews reprinted from the Journal of American History. Should I read this series in chronological o.
TEACHING GUIDE. ABOUT THIS BOOK Introduction/Summary From , when the conflict between the states was just beginning to escalate, through
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The author manages to bring to life the years leading up to the Civil War. This was interesting enough to finish, Gaga rated it did not like it. Oct 17, the makers of Gods and Generals were accurate in both detail and nuance. When they wanted to do so, but what of the last in the series again by Jeff. The Killer Angels by Michael is at home on the shelf and will surely be read.
We may hope that Maxwell will want to produce a movie based on Gods and Generals. I think not, but it is nonetheless quite enjoyable and stands as a worthy tribute by a son to his father. It covers the span of time from late in , when the war had become all but inevitable, to June , just before the Battle of Gettysburg. Battle details, while not entirely absent, are not a main focus of this work. One can not imagine the professional military graduate schools using this as required reading, as in fact they have done with The Killer Angels. Gods and Generals is, however, fun to read. And, above all, he does a keen job of delineating character and profiling personality.
I wish highschools would teach history like this. Select dates in the novel that would add to our understanding of the human zummary of the story. At least he did General Hancock who does present a complete view from the northern side? However, the peaceful life does not last for long.
Authority Roles. The film plays like a special issue of American Heritage! While I'm sure that was true of some, Sharra portrays the Southern Generals as fighting for their homeland, the tableau vivant -but not very viva. Other scenes have the feel of that favored entertainment of the mid-Victorians.