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10 thoughts on “The Sentinels of Andersonville

  1. says:

    I received a copy of this book via a Goodreads first reads giveaway in exchange for an honest review of the book Based on the fact that Civil War history isn t completely my thing, I didn t start the book with a very high expectation, but found it to be a very well written, draw you in historical fiction The problem I often ...


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    SUMMARY Near the end of the Civil War, inhumane conditions at Andersonville Prison caused the deaths of 13,000 Union soldiers in only one year In this gripping and affecting novel, three young Confederates and an entire town come face to face with the prison s atrocities and will learn the cost of compassion, when withheld and when given.Sentry Dance Pickett has watched, helpless, for months as conditions in the camp worsen by the day He knows any mercy will be seen as treason Southern belle SUMMARY Near the end of the Civil War, inhumane conditions at Andersonville Prison caused the deaths of 13,000 Union soldiers in only one yea...


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    This book has great characters, and it outlines the story of Andersonville very well.There are some gruesome parts to the story that were very difficult to read The many Point of Views I didn t like at first, but it really served to portray the many different viewpoints of the South, North, as well as those inside and outside the prison.There are a few words in this book that I would consider minor expletives, such as a s e.I loved the story, but I was a little disappointed in the ending We le This book has great ch...


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    Tracy Groot has crafted an incredible journey into history that is sure to change the way you perceive the Civil War I grew up in Pennsylvania Civil War history was all around me I even dated a Civil War re enactor for a while So it was with no small amount of history and knowledge that I approached this read And still I was shocked with everything I didn t know about Andersonville and its history I had known enough to know that it wasn t exactly walk in the park, but I hadn t realized how Tracy Groot has crafted an incredible journey into history that is sure to change the way you perceive the Civil War I grew up in Pennsylvania Civil War history was all around me I even dated a Civil War re enactor for a while So it was with no small amount of history and knowledge that I approached this read And still I was shocked with everything I didn t know about Andersonville and its history I had known enough to know that it wasn t exactly walk in the park, but I hadn t realized how horrifying it was.With carefully researched history, Groot plots the lives of these characters some who are actual historical figures and others who are pure fiction to give us an incredible glimpse into what life must have been like not only IN Andersonville, but in the surrounding areas a...


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    Very well done novel about Andersonville and the citizens of nearby Americus.The main female character, Violet, demonstrates what it is like to be fervent for a cause with blinders on It s something easy to do Watching her blinders be removed was one of the many bright spots Violet didn t become any less a Southern supporter, but did becomehuman.There was quite a bit of dry humor throughout which very much appealed to me I also enjoyed the way characters spoke to each other in literary Very well done novel about Andersonville and th...


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    Good historical fiction Tracy Groot did a wonderful job This was a part of history I did not know much about The author was poignant in her story and did not sugar coat the living conditions of the prisoner s I was surprised that the surrounding areas that lived a...


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    Riveting, uplifting story about the triumph of good over evil I am not a history buff, and I was greatly drawn in to every researched detail of SENTINELS Looking forward to readingfrom Tracy Groot


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    by Andrea Renee CoxIf it weren t for the profanity and expletives in this book, The Sentinels of Andersonville would have been a truly dynamic keeper of a book for me Why is it that the books that use the Lord s name in vain and use words inappropriate for anyone s ears are the ones honored by Christian awards That is why I tend to be wary of award winning books these days they often have to cross the line in order to secure the win, which is such a shame Sentinels had incredible potential t by Andrea Renee CoxIf it weren t for the profanity and expletives in this book, The Sentinels of Andersonville would have been a truly dynam...


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    I have heard about the hard times both soldiers and civilians faced during the Civil War In school, the teachers covered how supplies were scarce and people often went with little food and clothing How there was a hatred on both sides just based on not muchthan the fact that they were enemies But, even though I knew prisoners were taken, that fact was not mentioned very often, and how they were treated didn t come up much at all.Tracy Groot gives a voice to how things were for the Union I have heard about the hard times both soldiers and civilians faced during the Civil War In school, the teachers covered how supplies were scarce and people often went with little food and clothing How there was a hatred on both sides just based on not muchthan the fact that they were enemies But, even though I knew prisoners were taken, that fact was not mentioned very often, and how they were treated didn t come up much at all.Tracy Groot gives a voice to how things were for the Union captives of one prison in The Sentinels of Andersonville Alternating mainly between one Union prisoner, a few Confederate soldiers, and a Southern family, the tortuous conditions of Andersonville Prison, and how they were often overlooked, the story relates what happened The struggles of both sides become evident.Though they were oblivious at first, the central Southern characters come to realize that the other side is still made up of people, who don t deserve the inhuman treatment they get in pri...


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    Wow This book is such a powerful read When I picked up this book, I had never heard of Andersonville before When I started reading and realized all the atrocities the prisoners of Andersonville endured, I was stunned Of course, this book is a work of fiction, but it is centered around real events I could feel how the characters felt and really hurt for all the prisoners that actu...


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The Sentinels of Andersonville Near The End Of The Civil War, Inhumane Conditions At Andersonville Prison Caused The Deaths Of 13,000 Union Soldiers In Only One Year In This Gripping And Affecting Novel, Three Young Confederates And An Entire Town Come Face To Face With The Prison S Atrocities And Will Learn The Cost Of Compassion, When Withheld And When Given.Sentry Dance Pickett Has Watched, Helpless, For Months As Conditions In The Camp Worsen By The Day He Knows Any Mercy Will Be Seen As Treason Southern Belle Violet Stiles Cannot Believe The Good Folk Of Americus Would Knowingly Condone Such Barbarism, Despite The Losses They Ve Suffered When Her Goodwill Campaign Stirs Up Accusations Of Union Sympathies And Endangers Her Family, However, She Realizes She Must Tread Carefully Confederate Corporal Emery Jones Didn T Expect To Find Camaraderie With The Union Prisoner He Escorted To Andersonville But The Soldier S Wit And Integrity Strike A Chord In Emery How Could This Man Be An Enemy Emery Vows That Their Unlikely Friendship Will Survive The War Little Knowing What That Promise Will Cost Him.As These Three Young Rebels Cross Paths, Emery Leads Dance And Violet To A Daring Act That Could Hang Them For Treason Wrestling With God S Harsh Truth, They Must Decide, Once And For All, Who Is My Neighbor