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Apr 27, Buy. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant—complicated, heroic, and deeply troubled men—through to its riveting conclusion at Appomattox. I had never visited Gettysburg, knew almost nothing about that battle before I read the book, but here it all came alive. It is rooted in history, but its strength is the element of humanity flowing through its characters.
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Gods and Generals Teacher’s Guide
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.
Book Review: A Worth Tribute, Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara — CWT
Share: 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 ,? Lee, Winfield S.
Gods and Generals
Written by Jeffrey Shaara after his father Michael 's death in , the novel relates events from through during the American Civil War , ending just as the two armies march toward Gettysburg. In Gods and Generals was made into a film directed by Ronald F. Maxwell and starring Robert Duvall and Jeff Daniels. The film shares most of its cast with Gettysburg , the film adaptation of The Killer Angels. Copying his father's approach of focusing on the most important officers of the two armies General Robert E. Thomas J. General Hancock, for instance, spends much of the novel dreading the day he will have to fire on his friend in the Confederate Army , Lewis "Lo" Armistead.
Gods and Generals: A Novel of the Civil War
Apr 27, Buy. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant—complicated, heroic, and deeply troubled men—through to its riveting conclusion at Appomattox. I had never visited Gettysburg, knew almost nothing about that battle before I read the book, but here it all came alive. It is rooted in history, but its strength is the element of humanity flowing through its characters. The book is compelling, easy to read, well researched and written, and thought-provoking. In short, it is everything that a reader could ask for.