Wounds in the Rain

Wounds in the Rain

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"[...]which he has tenaciously preserved despite the persecution of legislators and the indifference of his country, make it incredible that in battle he should ever fail to give his best blood and his best thought for his general, for his men, and for himself. And so this young officer in the shapeless hat and the torn and dirty shirt failed to heed the wails of the wounded man, even as the pilgrim fails to heed the world as he raises his illumined face toward his purpose-rightly or wrongly, his purpose-his sky of the ideal of duty; and the wonderful part of it is, that he is guided by an ideal which he has himself created, and has alone protected from attack. The young man was merely an officer in the United States regular army. The column swung across a shallow ford and took a road which passed the right flank of one of the American batteries. On a hill it was booming and[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507539754
  • 9781507539750

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