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The Star of Gettysburg

By: Joseph A. Altsheler
Published By: Double9 Books
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The Star of Gettysburg is a tale of romance, but also deals with the Civil War. The book opens with "The Guns of Bull Run" and goes to "The Guns of Shiloh". From "The Scouts of Stonewall," and "The Sword of Antietam" to the current volume, the story is about the young Southern hero, Harry Kenton, and his friends.The book is a historic fiction but Altsheler tried to keep it real. There are parts of the battle that get overlooked and you don't know the generals' objectives. But Altsheler brings out the human side and showed friendship with enemies too. The Civil War fought between United States of America and the Confederate States of America. Battle of Gettysburg is one of the best books by Altsheler and is popular among young and adult readers. It is the story of one of the biggest battle that took place in the Western Hemisphere. It is a culturally important book and shows the face of the civil war.

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Publisher Language: English

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Joseph A. Altsheler

Joseph A. Altsheler was born on April 29, 1862, in Three Springs, Hart County, Kentucky, to Joseph and Louise Altsheler. He was a newspaper reporter, editor, and author of popular juvenile historical fiction. He wrote fifty novels and at least fifty-three short stories. Seven of his novels were in sequence.He worked as an editor at the Louisville Courier-Journal in 1885. In 1892, he started to work for New York World and then as the editor of the World's tri-weekly magazine. He wrote children's stories due to a lack of suitable stories.On May 30, 1880, Altsheler married Sarah Boles and had a son named Sidney. In 1914, during World War I Altsheler and his family were in Germany and they were forced to remain there.Altsheler died at the age of 57, on June 5, 1919, in New York. His wife, Sarah Boles died after 30 years. Their bodies are buried at the Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky.Although each of the thirty-two novels constitutes an independent story, Altsheler suggested reading in sequence for each series (that is, he numbered the volumes). You can read the remaining eighteen novels in any order.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 248 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356566984
  • ISBN-13: 9789356566989
  • Item Weight: 297.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.8 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical, Fiction / War & Military