“The greatest of our Civil War novels.” —The New York Times
“No one who reads it will ever forget.” —Christian Science Monitor
“A heartfelt novel...written with truth and power.” —Atlantic Monthly
“The best Civil War novel I have ever read, without question.” —Bruce Catton, Pultizer Prize-winning historian, Chicago Tribune
“Will give Civil War buffs their greatest hour since Gone With the Wind
“A great book, perhaps the greatest of all Civil War novels.” —Chicago Sun-Times
About the Author
MACKINLAY KANTOR (1904-1977) was the distinguished author of more than thirty books and numerous screenplays.