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Galveston

#3, The Far Western Civil War

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The Battle of Valverde is over, and Jamie Russell, now a Confederate war hero, returns home to his family. Jamie's sister Emma has been shattered by the death of her true love at Valverde. Worried about their daughter, Jamie's parents convince him to escort Emma to Galveston. Emma will have a chance to escape her monotonous life on the ranch, become a lady, and perhaps leave the memory of death behind her.

Jamie soon discovers that Galveston lacks the defenses it needs to ward off a Union naval attack. Troubled by leaving his sister and aunt in a place susceptible to Union takeover, Jamie returns to his unit and begs with Confederate officers to have Galveston's defenses strengthened. His pleas fall on deaf ears. Union warships arrive in Galveston Bay, taking it for the Federals and confirming Jamie's worst fears. Now Jamie must travel back to Galveston in a secret Confederate operation to reclaim the city and rescue his family.

From Publishers Weekly

Aug 01, 2002 – Young Confederate soldier Jamie Russell makes a return appearance in Galveston, P.G. Nagle's sequel to The Guns of Valverde. Jamie returns home from Valverde to accompany his sister, Emma, who's bitterly grieving a husband lost in battle, to their aunt's home in Galveston, Tex., where a touch of civilization and city life is supposed to revive the young widow's spirits. Instead, the city is attacked by the Union Army. Jamie takes part in a Confederate scheme to retake the city, while Emma does her part as an army nurse. Nagle's textured depiction of battlefields and society balls-and his keen understanding of the psychology of both of these proving grounds-should once again please his fans and other Civil War buffs.

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Galveston
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  • $5.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Historical
  • Published: Oct 26, 2010
  • Publisher: Evennight Books
  • Seller: Draft2Digital, LLC
  • Print Length: 475 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: #3, The Far Western Civil War
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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