Download PDF by Peter G. Tsouras: A Rainbow of Blood: The Union in Peril—An Alternate History

By Peter G. Tsouras

“Do you recognize what army glory is? it really is ‘that beautiful rainbow, that rises in showers of blood—that serpent’s eye, that charms to destroy.’” —Abraham Lincoln

The Union in dire peril! The battle that begun in Peter G. Tsouras’s prior exchange historical past, Britannia’s Fist, hurries up in the course of a number of determined weeks in October 1863. From the bayous of Louisiana to the fairway hills of the Hudson Valley, from Chicago in flames to the gates of Washington itself, the good warfare uncoils in ropes of fireside. French and British armies are at the march, and heavy reinforcements have positioned to sea. Copperheads have risen in riot to pull the Midwest into the Confederacy as an important Union military stands ravenous and lower than siege in Tennessee. in the meantime, Robert E. Lee and the Royal military set in movement a stroke that's boldness itself.

The Union staggers less than those blows. whereas the Grenadier Guards march into glory in upstate New York’s apple orchards, from the second one tale of a shot-up Washington inn Abraham Lincoln watches a woodland of the pink flags of uprising waving over a accomplice column speeding around the lengthy Bridge. to forestall them is a war-worn regiment of latest York infantrymen. To their backs Washington burns. yet new applied sciences and the paintings of intelligence are thrown onto the scales, whereas Russia plans to go into the conflict to avenge its humiliation within the Crimean War.

A Rainbow of Blood brings ahead the nice struggle from its outbreak to the 1st nice problem of the embattled republic. Peopled with awesome personalities of the age, the ebook rattles with the tramp of armies marching down essentially the most fascinating roads now not taken—or even imagined—until now.

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