By Alton Gansky, Jeff Struecker
Significant Jeff Struecker (a genuine lifestyles Black Hawk Down veteran) and his award-winning coauthor inform a space-based intelligence tale of excessive extremes of their new novel, Fallen Angel, named for the "Angel-12" American satellite tv for pc that's ambushed via China and falls 22,000 miles to land in distant Siberia. U.S. Sgt. significant Eric Moyer and his certain Ops unit are deployed to discover Angel-12 and maintain its complex nuclear gas from enemy hands-and there are lots of. A Russian shadow govt bent on restoring the previous USSR pursues the satellite tv for pc as does the chinese language distinctive forces team that knocked it from the sky. A rash of army and household hostage issues ensues because the stark fact looms: 3 countries are racing to the satellite tv for pc, yet just one gets there first.
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Taliaferro, advanced. Gibbon was forced to withdraw the 19th, but the Indianians were able to slow Taliaferro's Third Brigade. The attack ceased, as darkness and exhaustion brought an end to the fighting. A private from the 2nd Wisconsin, Nathaniel Rollins, summed up the trying events of that 28 August. " He continued: "For an hour and fifteen minutes the most terrific fire imaginable was kept up; the hill top, the valley, and the wooded side of the hill beyond was a continuous sheet of flame. 00pm, however, Gibbon and Doubleday agreed that it was time to make an orderly withdrawal.
00pm, when Trimble, aided by these reinforcements, launched a spirited attack on the Federal brigade, which had forded the river. Trimble drove back the Union troops in confusion. A third crossing, in pursuit of information, was made by Confederate cavalry, infantry, and artillery at Fant's Ford, but they soon retired, having gained little intelligence from this reconnaissance. Elsewhere, when Jackson reached the river opposite Sulphur Springs, and found the ford unguarded, he at once began moving his troops to the other side.
Apparently concerned by his lack of information about Longstreet, he wanted to regroup his own forces while considering what to do next. 39 As a result of Stuart's 22-23 August raid on Catlett's Station, debris still littered the ground when Union troops returned to reoccupy the site. NA 40 Still desiring to strike a telling blow at Pope before McClellan's main body could reach him, Lee ordered divisions from Richmond under John C. H. Hill, which had been withheld as a safeguard in case McClellan attempted another assault on the capital.