BLACK IRON MERCY: A NOVEL OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
This is a complex and intriguing Civil War novel that goes well beyond battlefield scenes to examine the social milieu of 19th-century America and the personal motives and struggles of the soldiers. It follows a Wisconsin soldier named Arlis Jenkins, a member of the famed “Iron Brigade.”
Eric Schlehlein is a freelance writer and historian, with a deep appreciation for all things Americana. He hails from Hartland, WI.