This is the story of a soldier, but it?s also the story of a country. In this pivotal look at our nation?s history, Following Orders uncovers the attitudes of those who gave the orders. Lincoln, Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, Custer, and more. Find out what they were really like as you explore U.S History starting in the Civil War, through the political reconstruction of the country and into the ?Wild West? of the Indian wars.
The focus is on the people who lived this history in a way you were never taught in school. This is an attempt to get at the real and objective truth of military orders between 1862 and 1884, and beyond, by following a regular army private?s orders during those years he served, more than any other non-comm in history found in this research. You will be walking through real records of history, with the people who made the U.S. what it is today.
Who Henry was is not important. What he learned makes all the difference.