Curtis L. Waln

Loveland , CO United States
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  • The Story of the Great March

  • By: George Ward Nichols
  • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

George Ward Nichols was born in Tremont, Maine, on 21st June, 1831. He worked as a journalist until the outbreak of the American Civil War and then joined the Union Army. He served under General William Sherman and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. He published The Story of the Great March, essentially a journal he kept during that march in 1865 and it became an immediate best seller.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating story

  • By Curtis L. Waln on 06-26-10

Fascinating story

3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-26-10

The day-to-day experiences of Sherman's aide during the march to the sea are a compelling listening experience. The two stars off are for the aggravation of hearing the word cavalry mispronounced over and over again.

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