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MOBI ´ DOC A Corporal No More FREE Ã REFLECTIONSLISBURNLTD ´ A Pennsylvania lumberjack enlists in the Union Army to escape years of dangerous drudgery and to help preserve the Union What looked like adventure turns out to be anything but for this new corporalAfter several skirmishes he and his regiment are emTured and nearly dies before a prisoner exchange rescues himUpon his recovery he rejoins his outfit to fight and triumph at the war's turning point Gettysbur WowI admit i wasnt sure where this book would go but it didnt take long to suck me inI was growing weary of book after book about Generals Lincoln and battlesI wanted to get down in the trenches and see how the soldiers atelivedbreathedfought and sadlydiedThis book has brought me a whole new perspective and appreciation for the working men of the civil warfrom both sidesI seriously cant get enoughI find myself wishing the chapters would never stopPlease Mr Payne do this againand againFrederick Christie new found fanI'll be reading it twice

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A Pennsylvania lumberjack enlists in the Union Army to escape years of dangerous drudgery and to help preserve the Union What looked like adventure turns out J Scott Payne's historical novel A Corporal No More gives a heart wrenching account of one man's journey through the labyrinth that was this country's Civil WarPayne's protagonist Joe Little unhappy with his life as a lumberjack enlists in the Union Army with the belief that the war will bring some excitement and adventure into his life But things don't turn out as he expected Peril at every turn coupled with the monotony of long endless marches through unpleasant terrain become the nature of his existence And if the assaults by the rebel forces weren't enough he is also finds himself stalked by a killer On the bright side he has a sweetheart waiting for him Abigail the daughter of his former employer She hopes for his return from the war so they can marryBut before that can happen Joe must endure much travail that leaves him bone weary and brings him close to death Payne once a reporter gives the reader a brutally frank and accurate picture of the life of a young corporal during this country's most devastating war His meticulous attention to detail coupled with a page turning narrative make this debut novel an outstanding readI give it 5 stars

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A Corporal No MoreTo be anything but for this new corporalAfter several skirmishes he and his regiment are embroiled in one of the war's most savage battles He is wounded cap J Scott Payne’s historical novel A Corporal No More is a deeply moving story of the American Civil War as seen through the eyes of a soldier in the Union Army’s 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry Inspired by the experiences of Payne’s great grandfather who served with the 83rd and the history of that regiment recorded by the 83rd’s last adjutant Captain Amos Judson it concerns the experiences of Joe Little as he travels the road from lumberjack to soldier to prisoner of war and beyondThis well researched tale takes readers along the dusty roads through rain soaked bottom land and into the heat of major battles It rings true in every detail from the language of the era to Joe’s relationship with the young woman he left at homeThis is J Scott Payne’s first novel but he is by no means a novice writer His experience as a journalist shines through in the intricate details of his story but he goes beyond reporting to create a moving personal account of one man’s struggle with the mind bending experience of warA must read for Civil War buffs