Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara - Teacher's Guide: - huntwyre.com: BooksShare: 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
Thank you! It's some testament to the younger Sharra's skills that his own debut, meant to be a prequel to that earlier book, can often hold its own with that work. Like Killer Angels, this new novel focuses mostly on actual figures swept up in that immense conflict: Robert E. Sharra follows these figures, and a score more, from the onset of the war up to the days just before the battle at Gettysburg. A sequel will follow the surviving characters through to the war's conclusion. And like Killer Angels, this novel displays an impressive grasp of the particulars of the conflict.