Books: Bestseller Revisited, Feb. 18, 1957

THIS HALLOWED GROUND (437 pp.)—Bruce Cafton—Doubleday ($5.95).

One midnight in 1862 General Charles C. Gilbert, a Regular Army man, reined in his horse and chewed out a captain of the loth Indiana volunteers who were sprawled along a Kentucky road taking a breather. Why, demanded Gilbert, didn't the captain have the regiment stand at attention as the corps commander rode by? Angrily, the colonel of the regiment replied that his men had been marching night and day for a week in an attempt to beat Bragg's Confederates to Louisville, and he "would not hold a dress parade at midnight for any...

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