An Eye for Glory: The Civil War Chronicles of a Citizen Soldier is written by Karl A. Bacon, a long-time student of the Civil War. The book chronicles Michael a citizen solider learns that war is more than battle on the field. While on long marches under extreme conditions, illness and disillusionment Michael’s only desire is to kill as many confederate soldiers as he can so he can go home.
After Gettysburg Michael begins to understand the high cost of war upon his soul. He begins to search for the man he once was and the faith he once cherished. With the help of his wife Michael takes steps towards redemption and reconciliation. In this book the author takes firsthand accounts of the 14th Connecticut Infantry, and weaves a story that will help you understand the times, culture, and tragedy of the Civil War. This is good book for those who are interested and or want to learn more about the Civil War.
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