"Oh! Hast Thou Forgotten": Michigan Cavalry in the Civil by Richard L. Hamilton PDF

By Richard L. Hamilton

the tale of “Oh! Hast Thou Forgotten” starts in the summertime of 1862 in Kent County, Michigan, and it ends with the shut of the Gettysburg crusade in mid July 1863. it's the tale George Thomas Patten, a tender husband and father who wrests together with his unsleeping over what may, and should be his half in protection of the Union within the Civil battle. Over the objections of his father, who has grown weary of burying many younger West Michigan males lower than the sod in neighborhood cemeteries, and who fears for the lifetime of his merely son, George Thomas Patten enlists within the sixth Michigan Cavalry Regiment. The regiment is mustered into the U.S. Cavalry, and departs Grand Rapids, Michigan on a chilly blustery wintry weather day for Washington urban on December 10, 1862. In April 1863 Sgt. Patten, whereas published at the safety perimeter of the Capitol, learns of the loss of life of his spouse, forsaking a tender son. His regiment is dispatched to the Gettysburg crusade, below the command of Brigadier basic George Armstrong Custer. The crusade culminates on the conflict of Falling Waters, the place Sgt. George Thomas Patten can pay the final word expense of liberty.

“ ‘Oh! Hast Thou Forgotten’, not like traditional written historical past, has area of expertise that's infrequent. As a non-fiction novel its mixture of fact and heartfelt fiction is fantastically uncommon.’ [Excerpts from Foreword by means of: Michael Blake, writer of Dances With Wolves and The Holy Road]

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