Lieutenant Palmer Metcalf
This character narrates the first and last chapters of the book.
Private Otto Flickner
This Union canon operator walks away from the battle.
Captain Walter Fountain
This Union soldier finds it difficult to be away from the woman he loves and is killed while writing a letter to her.
General Albery Sidney Johnston
This Confederate soldier is responsible for the troops that were stretched from Virginia to Kansas.
Private Luther Dage
This rifleman is in the 6th Mississippi and actually witnesses the death of a Confederate general.
This character says he was relieved to be kicked out of seminary.
This soldier was adopted from a Boston orphanage.
This character uses the word "demoralized" to describe Union soldiers who are running away from the war.
This character is wounded at the Battle of Fallen Timbers but uses...
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