Hardship and Hartack

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About the author:
A Rochester, NY native, C.F. Duprey now lives in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. She is married and has two children and one cat. In her increasingly disappearing spare time she weaves (on a wonderful four-harness loom) and grows flowers, vegetables and weeds in her gardens.

Ms. Duprey also publishes erotic romance and romantic short stories under the name Diana Hunter. See Diana's official website at http://www.dianahunter.net.

Hardship and Hartack

Authored by C F Duprey

Like most Northerners, Richard Bassett expected the war between the Union and the rebel states to be over quickly. When it wasn't and President Lincoln put out another call for volunteers, Richard left his farm, his wife and his two young boys and went to do his part. Erasmus, his younger brother, goes with him on the grand adventure that is preserving the Union.

Only, a month into their service, still green and only partially trained, they're thrust onto the front lines of a battle that will brand them forever. When their general surrenders them to the Confederates, Richard wonders if he'll ever see home or battle again.

HARDSHIP AND HARDTACK follows the 126th New York Volunteer's first year of service in the Union Army and is based on the letters the very real Richard Bassett sent home to his wife, Mary. He details life as a prisoner on parole, their subsequent return to active service and the painful waiting as their names are dragged through the mud and their reputations unduly tarnished. It is not until nearly a year has passed that redemption comes in the form of another battle-at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Publication Date:
1466257768 / 9781466257764
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Historical / General

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