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Winston Groom's Shrouds of Glory

Winston Groom's Shrouds of Glory


308 pages, [24] pages of plates; illustrations, maps. 24 cm.

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Groom, Winston. SHROUDS OF GLORY FROM ATLANTA TO NASHVILLE: THE LAST GREAT CAMPAIGN OF THE CIVIL WAR. New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, [1995]. 308 pages, [24] pages of plates; illustrations, maps. 24 cm. First edition. Original paper covered boards. A near fine copy in near fine dust jacket.

"Shrouds of Glory focuses on Confederate General John Bell Hood's decisive actions in the western theater of operations during the final moments of the Civil War. The rich narrative takes us on a journey through the ravaged South to the once vibrant city of Nashville, where General Hood makes a last, futile attempt to preserve the Confederacy".

By the author of Forrest Gump. Winston Groom is the author of six books, as well as co-author of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize nominee Conversations with the Enemy. He served as an army lieutenant in Vietnam, mostly with the Fourth Infantry Division, and worked for eight years as a writer for the Washington Star.