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

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

  • Title: The Hogs of Cold Harbor: The Civil War Saga of Private Johnny Hess, CSA
  • Author: Richard Lee Fulgham
  • ISBN: 9780874260588
  • Page: 325
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 seeGory, 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 them on the mountains, in the thickets, at the edge of the woods, waiting patiently to eat the faces of the dead and wounded after darkness has covered the battlefields Hess actual diary is included as an appendix, along with a complete bibliography ENDORSED BY NORMAN MAILER author of The Naked and the Dead This book is a discovery It gave me so close a sense of what it was like to be a Confederate soldier in the Civil War that I began to think of my own army experience Old fears, old excitements, even memories of my old equipment, and with it all, vivid as the sound of gunfire, came the smell of battle in the air of the book I loved reading The Hogs of Cold Harbor I was in the Civil War on the Southern side That is no small education for a Northerner like me Norman Mailer

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    1 thought on “The Hogs of Cold Harbor: The Civil War Saga of Private Johnny Hess, CSA

    1. 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 [...]

    2. I would have given "The Hogs of Cold Harbor" a much higher rating had the book been edited better. I am confused about what was actually in Johnny Hess's Journal and what was filled in by the author (?) or Johnny himself. For instance Johnny'sDescription of seeing the hogs and his trial in Powhite's Lake are suspenseful and visually alive with the horror of war but the actual diary is much less descriptive. Has author Fulgram turned the account into fiction. If he is going to do that he could ha [...]

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