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The Sharpshooter,

William Morrow

Author Cole, Tobias
Description 520 pages
ISBN 9780062880796
Subject Wells, Jed (Fictitious character), Ex-convicts
Location Main Adult Fiction Westerns
Status Available

Summary

Brimstone: The story of Andersonville prison camp was written in blood, with few left alive to tell it. Union Army sharpshooter Jed wells was one of them, a man of conscience sworn to share the tales of those who suffered and diedbeside him.

Gold fever: Union Army sharpshooter Jed Wells met the possibly mad artist Josephus McCade when they were prisoners in Andersonville and he remembers well the strange man's rants about a "key" to unimaginable wealth. Now that the guns of the war between North and South have fallen forever silent, curiosity is drawing Jed back onto the trail of the eccentric McCade.