The Battle of Milroy Station

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Fowler, Robert H. The Battle of Milroy Station: A Novel of the Nature of True Courage. New York: Forge, 2003.

Jackson Mundy, Southern journalist ex-Senator, writes a secret memoir in 1901, after the assassination of President McKinley. During the War, Mundy had been aide-decamp to the unscrupulous General Evan Martin, and had fallen in love with Martin's daughter. Central to the plot is Mundy's wartime moral dilemma when Martin's officers murder Negro prisoners.

Interesting as a mass-market offering that blends copious helpings of military tactics with a liberal political theme. Set in an imaginary unnamed Southern state; "Milroy Station" is an imaginary but typical battle.

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