Hello Digital Book Today readers. The Book Buzz segment today features They Met at Shiloh by Phillip Bryant a historical Civil War fiction novel rated 4.0 stars on 25 reviews. The pages of Civil War fiction has introduced Stephen Crane’s Youth and Margret Mitchell’s Ashley Wilkes – soldiers who served a literary purpose in these two classics. However, have you ever wondered how the soldiers on both sides lived, coped, fought, and survived? Why did they volunteer and why did they fight? Who did they pray to and who did they risk life and limb for?
“…I felt like I was hearing the voices of the soldiers.” “…dodge some bullets, learn a little history.”
They Met at Shiloh is a story of soldiers and battle, fear and duty, of enemies in ones own camp, and a battle that shaped all who found themselves marching to the sound of the guns. For fans of Civil War fiction They Met at Shiloh is a great choice. We are sure you will not be disappointed.
“The story itself is captivating. I enjoyed the experience of Shiloh from the divergent points of view of the different soldiers on both sides, and at times could find myself caught up in the action.” ~ Darlynne Downey, Amazon Review
“I have read many, many Civil War novels over the years and honestly, this is one of the very best. There is a complete and definite sense of authenticity. With each and every chapter, I have felt that I am eavesdropping on the soldiers and circumstances.” ~ Norman D. Dagen, Amazon Review
Book Description: Pittsburg Landing was a place at peace—one that never expected to be the site for one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Peace is shattered as Confederate and Federal troops meet on the fields and farms surrounding a tiny Methodist church. In the midst of death and destruction, friendships form as four soldiers struggle to survive the battle. Read more »