|Plot Summary of Incident at Pittston Crossing|
|"Told in first person narrative and action through the eyes of a Union officer named Captain Ellison, Incident at Pittston Crossing is about a Civil War conflict between invading rebel forces and the man charged to stop them.
Ordered to buy the Union forces time, one way or another, by Union General Logan, Ellison is somehow expected to hold off thousands of Rebel troops with a hundred men, using a stone farmhouse as his base of operations.
What follows is a blow by blow, almost minute by minute battle diary of how one man was ordered to defend a strategic crossroads with every available man he can gather at a short moment's notice, and how he sets forth to accomplish that order.
, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Incident at Pittston Crossing|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- american civil war period
- Civil War
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- infantry soldier
- fort/military installation
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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