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Gettysburg, 1913: A Novel of the Great Reunion, Part II (Gettysburg Reunion Serial) by Alan Simon Online



Gettysburg, 1913: A Novel of the Great Reunion, Part II (Gettysburg Reunion Serial)

Gettysburg, 1913: A Novel of the Great Reunion, Part II (Gettysburg Reunion Serial)

  • Title: Gettysburg, 1913: A Novel of the Great Reunion, Part II (Gettysburg Reunion Serial)
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Just Published in time for the 100th anniversary of the Great Reunion and the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg Part 2 of 3 ofGettysburg, 1913 A Novel of the Great Reunion Note Part 2 begins with Chapter 15, following Part 1 containing the Prologue through Chapter 14.________________ July 1 3, 1863 The famed Battle of Gettysburg turns the tide of the Civi Just Published in time for the 100th anniversary of the Great Reunion and the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg Part 2 of 3 ofGettysburg, 1913 A Novel of the Great Reunion Note Part 2 begins with Chapter 15, following Part 1 containing the Prologue through Chapter 14.________________ July 1 3, 1863 The famed Battle of Gettysburg turns the tide of the Civil War, but not before approximately 50,000 soldiers from both sides become casualties during those three terrible days of carnage June 29 July 4, 1913 To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Battle of Gettysburg, than 50,000 Civil War Veterans ranging in age from 61 to than 100 years old converge on the scene of that titanic battle half a century earlier in an occasion of healing that was known as The Great Reunion.Abraham Lincoln had incorrectly surmised in his famed Gettysburg Address that the world will little note nor long remember what we say here four months after the battle itself, but those very words could well be said about The Great Reunion that occurred half a century later Though at the time the 1913 gathering was a widely anticipated, momentous commemoration with 50,000 spectators joining the 50,000 veterans, the grandest of all gatherings of Civil War veterans has been all but forgotten in the 100 years since that occasion.Until now.Part II is set against the first official day of the Great Reunion July 1, 1913 Come spend the day known as Veterans Day with the unforgettable characters introduced in Part I Doctor Samuel Chambers, a young unmarried Philadelphia physician thrust into great responsibility as Pennsylvania s chief planner of medical and aid facilities for than 50,000 Civil War veterans, averaging 70 years of ageall of whom will be spending the duration of The Great Reunion encamped in outdoor tents under temperatures expected to approach or even exceed 100 degrees.Louisa May Sterling, a Gettysburg nurse and the young widow of a West Point educated Army officer whose untimely death from typhoid left her alone with only her son Randall for companionshipbut for whom The Great Reunion opens up an unexpected second chance at happiness when she meets Samuel Chambers.Angus Findlay, now just past his 85th birthday but during the Battle of Gettysburg a dashing cavalry officer serving with the Army of Northern Virginia directly under the legendary J.E.B Stuartand who became a leading figure in Virginia politics during Reconstruction.Chester Morrison, a classic Gilded Age Titan of Industry and recent widower from Philadelphia who decades earlier had been a green private facing battle for the first time at Gettysburg.Edgar and Johnny Sullivan, brothers from Illinois who had been members of the Union Cavalry Division that arrived at Gettysburg the day before the battle began Years later, the Sullivans became allies of the Earp brothers in Tombstone and were first hand witnesses to the evolution of Arizona from Old West to the early 20th century.Ned Tomlinson, a Confederate veteran from Norfolk, Virginia who lost his left leg during the ill fated assault known ever since as Pickett s Charge before being taken prisoner by the Yankees.John K Tener, the real life Governor of Pennsylvania born in County Tyrone, Ireland, only weeks after the Battle of Gettysburg who was a former Major League baseball player and under whose leadership The Great Reunion was planned and held


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