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An excerpt from the August 11, 2006 weekly "Rico Bugle" in Colorado:

"I found it hard to put down; when it ended (with an epilogue describing the death of Lewis and Mary in 1913), I wished for more. . . . This book needs to be read by anyone interested in Civil War history, for it depicts how the war was seen by a common soldier and his family back home.
In April, I reviewed Team of Rivals, Civil War history from the viewpoint of the powers that conducted it. It was a great book, but at no point did I identify with the characters in it. That is not true of this one Keep Up Good Courage. I finished the book with a genuine affection for Lewis and Mary . . . "