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The Hogs of Cold Harbor: The Civil War Saga of Private Johnny Hess, CSA

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Gory, terrifying, historically accurate, impeccably detailed, and absolutely true account of Rebel soldier's experience during America's Civil War. He survives thirteen battles in four major campaigns under Generals George Pickett and William Longstreet. Yet, our soldier's worst fear is not of being shot but of the smart, ruthless wild hogs stalking both armies. He can see ...more
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Published December 1st 2005 by Whitmore Publishing Company (first published January 1st 2005)
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Recommends it for: Thoughtful men and women wondering what it was like to be a soldier in the Civil War
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This is an exceptional work of emotional catharsis.

Without a doubt, the Civil War has come to represent a deeply divisive aspect in American historical thinking, assuming collective proportions and seemingly symbolizing some sort of moral or ethical bifurcation in the national psyche. Over 600,000 American men died during the Civil War, a quarter of all white Southern men of military age had been killed or maimed and - in the pitiless words of the economist - "the state of Mississippi had to sp
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b. Germany
Raised: GA
Current Home: Bel Air, MD

Retired newspaper writer for "The Lebanon News, Inc.", SW Virginia; also wrote for "The Columbus Times, Inc", Columbus, GA.; and the
"Ledger/Enquirer, Inc.", Columbus, GA.

Journalism Awards:
VSCB 2000 "Hall of Fame" for Educational Writing;
VIRGINIA PRESS AWARD, 1993;
VIRGINIA PRESS AWARD, 1995;
Ninth District Soil % Water
Conservation Corps: Brass Plaque
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