"GENERAL JOSEPH WARREN REVERE" - SYNOPSIS & CRITIQUE by LIBRARY WATCH's The Biography Shelf


SYNOPSIS &  CRITIQUE by LIBRARY WATCH's The Biography Shelf:

Synopsis: Joseph Warren Revere was a grandson of the legendary Paul Revere. He served in the U.S. Navy; circumnavigated the globe; raised the first American flag in Sonoma, California during the Mexican War; battled pirates, sharks, and Indians; searched for gold; had a scandalous affair; joined the Union Army and received a court-martial for his actions at the Battle of Chancellorsville during the Civil War. And then he began the fight of his life.
 
With the publication of "General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson", William R. Chemerka, (who is an award-winning educator, author, History Channel commentator, and recipient of the North Jersey Civil War Round Table's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012), brings the untold story of Revere's Gothic adventures to life in this detailed biography.
 
Critique: Featuring occasional B/W historical photos, three Appendices (Joseph Warren Revere and Family; Revere's Brigade within the Army of the Potomac's Order of Battle at Chancellorsville; Casualties in Revere's Brigade at the Battle of Chancellorsville), a ten page Bibliography, and a thirty page Index, "General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson" is welcome contribution to the growing body of American Civil War Histories/Biographies. While a especially recommended pick for community and college/university library collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists that "General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson is also readily available in a paperback edition (9798656521581 $30.00) and in a digital book format (Kindle, $7.90).
 
Editorial Note: There is an extensive list of books by William R. Chemerka on the GoodReads website at https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/111065.William_R_Chemerka

 

 


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