Fire in the Water by James Alexander Thom PDF

By James Alexander Thom

Paddy Quinn, the boy who ate rattlesnakes, and misplaced a hand to a cannon blast through the Mexican warfare, returns as a recognized Civil battle correspondent and battlefield caricature artist in James Alexander Thom's new novel, fireplace within the Water. The crucial motion during this novel is the tragic explosion and burning of the paddlewheel steamboat SULTANA close to Memphis within the final days of the Civil struggle, killing a few 1,800 homebound Yankee survivors of the hellish Andersonville prisoner-of-war camp in Georgia. however the undercurrent of the unconventional is the nationwide mourning for assassinated President Lincoln, whose corpse was once en-route on his funeral educate to Springfield, Illinois on the time of the disaster.

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