By Mary Johnston
Cease Firing alternatives up the place Mary Johnston’s past ebook, The lengthy Roll leaves off. We rejoin Richard Cleave, the accomplice artillery officer, as he fights to regain his popularity and his honor. within the method, he reviews the battles of Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the desert, Kennesaw Mountain and others.
Cleave can feel that the struggle is being misplaced; and he's torn among that wisdom and his feel of accountability and honor. via all of it, Johnston’s recognition to ancient element by no means falters as we're realistically propelled into Cleave’s attention-grabbing global.
Prominently featured is also accomplice common Joseph E. Johnston, from whom Mary Johnston is descended.
“Romances of the Civil warfare we now have advert nauseum; however the warfare was once no romance. In stop Firing... we've the uncooked battle itself.”
The manhattan Times
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Cease Firing by Mary Johnston