The Shades of the Wilderness


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(4.7 stars; 60 reviews)

"The Shades of the Wilderness" is the seventh book of the Civil War Series by Joseph A. Altsheler. Picking up where "The Star of Gettysburg" left off, this story continues the Civil War experiences of Harry Kenton and his friends in the Southern army, from the retreat after Gettygurg, to Richmond, and then through the battles of the Wilderness and Spottsylvania, to Robert E. Lee's heroic stand during the siege of Petersburg.

Other books in the Civil War series are: "The Guns of Bull Run," "The Guns of Shiloh," "The Scouts of Stonewall," "The Sword of Antietam", "The Star of Gettysburg","The Rock of Chickamauga", and "The Tree of Appomattox." (Summary by Michael Packard) (8 hr 21 min)

Chapters

Ch 01: The Southern Retreat, part 1 15:37 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 01: The Southern Retreat, part 2 19:00 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 02: The Northern Spy 28:09 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 03: The Flooded River, part 1 18:50 Read by Lynne T
Ch 03: The Flooded River, part 2 18:36 Read by Lynne T
Ch 04: A Herald to Lee, part 1 14:45 Read by Denise Nordell
Ch 04: A Herald to Lee, part 2 13:58 Read by Denise Nordell
Ch 05: The Dangerous Road, part 1 16:53 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 05: The Dangerous Road, part 2 13:57 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 06: Tests of Courage 30:30 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 07: In the Wagon 20:24 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 08: The Crossing 32:01 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 09: In Society, part 1 21:01 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 09: In Society, part 2 15:56 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 10: The Missing Paper 24:32 Read by Denise Nordell
Ch 11: A Vain Pursuit 29:28 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 12: In Winter Quarters, part 1 19:13 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 12: In Winter Quarters, part 2 15:38 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 13: The Coming Grant 31:34 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 14: The Ghostly Rider 28:49 Read by Mike Pelton
Ch 15: The Wilderness, part 1 21:48 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 15: The Wilderness, part 2 20:16 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 16: Spottsylvania, part 1 13:04 Read by Michael Packard
Ch 16: Spottsylvania, part 2 18:00 Read by Michael Packard

Reviews

Best of the bunch


(5 stars)

After listening to all, this is the best.

excellent literature and history


(5 stars)

History done in an excellent way. Just the right amount of excitement without losing reality!

epic!


(5 stars)

great work of art. absolutely amazing! I totally enjoyed the characters and the fact that the author didn't kill them all off. well read!