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By C.S. Miller

A merciless factor is a story of the real human rate and results of the yank Civil struggle. it really is set in Northern Virginia on the conflict’s starting in 1861. A time while loving, rational, women and men North and South have been seduced by way of the tempting attract of violence to settle their alterations, succumbed to their internal beast, and walked with idealistic zeal down the trail of rash motion right into a 4 yr nationwide suicide. All too quickly the naive American public grew to become tragically conscious of their past wrong overconfi dence, whereas the pro squaddies on each side of the clash had their worst fears confirmed.
Overnight they discovered themselves locked in a deadly and determined fight with former neighbors, associates, family and countrymen.
Their tale persisted for an additional 4 lengthy negative years. whereas many sturdy males have been killed or damaged through conflict; others have been ate up via their internal hate. It destroyed their snatch on humanity, scarred them emotionally, and finally unleashed brutal primal sadism and wanton savagery. for everybody who survived, it vastly replaced their lives without end. Out of the defeat and ashes of the outdated South got here independence for the 1st new release of freed black americans; and after all a poor reckoning got here as a result of fulfill lengthy past due money owed of honor. This tale is devoted to the reminiscence of this new release of yankee those who fought, struggled, and died, brother opposed to brother, neighbor opposed to neighbor; to maintain and safeguard the country we cherish today.

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