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Hoops of Steel Ann Georgi Leonard

Hoops of Steel

Ann Georgi Leonard

Published January 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780970805300
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348 pages
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IT IS JUNE 30TH, 1863. The Sixth Pennsylvania, Union cavalry, and the Ninth Virginia, Confederate cavalry, have met many times on the battlefields of the Civil War, most recently in a titanic clash at Brandy Station where the two regiments fought manMoreIT IS JUNE 30TH, 1863. The Sixth Pennsylvania, Union cavalry, and the Ninth Virginia, Confederate cavalry, have met many times on the battlefields of the Civil War, most recently in a titanic clash at Brandy Station where the two regiments fought man to man. Now the entire confederate army has come north into Pennsylvania and a decisive battle is imminent. Colonel George Sedgewick, Lieutenant Jack OBrien and their Pennsylvanians--again in pursuit of Captian David Lancasters Ninth Virginians--discover Ephraim MacQuire robbed and murdered by a band of confederate guerrillas. The Union officers take MacQuires orphan under their wings, little realizing the far-reaching consequences this small act of generosity will have on their lives, as well as the lives of Lancaster and his First Sergeant, Benjamin Harrington...