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    • William Tecumseh Sherman

    • In the Service of My Country: A Life
    • By: James Lee McDonough
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 28 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528

    General Sherman's 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal. James Lee McDonough offers fresh insight into a man tormented by the fear that history would pass him by, who was plagued by personal debts, and who lived much of his life separated from his family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Fair and Balanced View of Sherman

    • By IRP on 12-02-16

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Shiloh

    • In Hell before Night
    • By: James Lee Mcdonough
    • Narrated by: Gary D. MacFadden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Colorful, dramatic, blundering, and tragic - these are some of the adjectives that have been applied to the two-day engagement at Shiloh. This battle, which bears the biblical name meaning “place of peace,” was one of the bloodiest encounters of the Civil War. The Union colonel, whose words give the present book its title, foretold the losses when he told his men: “Fill your canteens Boys! Some of you will be in hell before night….” Fought in the early spring of 1862 on the west bank of the Mississippi state line, Shiloh was, up to that time, the biggest battle of American history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-21-15

    Regular price: $19.95