A Family Embraced with Tragedy

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iUniverse, Aug 31, 2010 - Fiction - 348 pages
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Imagine being in love at 14. Conflict raises in your country. As war is declared you are faced with an ultimate choice. Put yourself in a battlefield facing a relative on the opposing side. Would you run or perhaps fight? Characters in the story have to cope with these issues. 14 yr. old Pete deals with a frightening dream of Robert's death in battle, whom is his older brother. Against his mother's decision, Pete run's away from home to join Robert's confederate regiment. Pete's love, Michelle, cuts her hair disguising herself as a man to follow him. He is unaware of her identity. Pete's dream becomes more frightful and haunting as they travel in search of his brother. Does he and his love make it? Will Pete find closure with his haunting dream? If they were to become soldiers, will they escape the dreadful fate Michelle foresees? Find out in this novel, A Family Embraced with Tragedy. Warning the book is tragic, suspenseful, and contains graphic content.
 

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Contents

St Patricks Day
10
Taking a Stand
18
A stonewall for a commander
32
A family torn by war
38
A confederate savor emerges
48
Discovering Robert
62
After effects of 1st Manassas
66
Sandy finds her wounded love
86
Time of Opportunity is Ending
194
A Farewell Goodbye Toward Lovers
198
Michelle Scurries Off with Pete
204
Heart Breaking News
208
Confederate Congress Meets with Jackson
216
Lincoln Appoints McClellan in Command
222
Apart of the Irish Brigade
228
Jacks Special Training
242

Zinckeys Relatives in Boston
90
New Management
104
A Boy Trapped Within the Machinery
116
Enraged Workers Rebel
124
Joining the Union Cause
132
The Horrifying Letter
138
A Frightening Dream
144
A Loving Surprise for Pete
148
Life on the Farm
158
Reverends Heart Felt Sermon
164
The Mindless Blood Savage Wolf
168
The Wedding
174
The Reception
182
An Unexpected Visit
192
Living up to the Promotion
248
Jacksons long Journey Begins
252
Union Generals Banks and Fremont Armies in the Shenandoah
264
The attack on Banks army in the Shenandoah
268
Parry discovers a lady in need
276
Just friends Parry
282
Onward to Save Richmond
286
Reverend Please Bring our Children Back
296
The seven Days battle over Richmond begins
302
On the Seventh Day
308
The Chase
322
Come back to me Shan McNail
326
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