The new book, “Journey to Gettysburg,” from author Dr. Mark L. Hopkins is a dramatic replay of the events leading up to the most important battle of the Civil War.

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“Journey to Gettysburg” is seen through the eyes of a Quaker boy who is first a bystander and observer and then becomes a participant in Pickett's Charge, the climactic battle of the three day conflict.

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Matt Mason is the lead character in this "coming of age" story. It begins with the death of his mother and continues through his trek northward into war-torn Virginia in search of his father, a soldier with the army of Northern Virginia. The experiences of the trip, the challenges he faces day to day as he searches for his father, and the friendships he develops along the way make the book memorable and hard to put down once the story begins. This is especially true in the developing relationship with the beautiful Ami-Ruth who provides a new dimension to his life as the conflict surrounding them threatens to consume them both.

“Journey to Gettysburg" is a first fiction-based-on fact book for Dr. Mark L. Hopkins, a former teacher of history and university president. Dr. Hopkins had twelve of his ancestors participate in the Battle of Gettysburg, four from the north and eight from the south. To venture onto the battlefield at Gettysburg is an excursion into his family history and the writing of the story of Matt Mason became a personal trek of his own.

Readers who wish to experience this mesmerizing work can purchase "Journey to Gettysburg" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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Page Publishing is a traditional New York based full-service publishing house that handles all of the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes and the like. Its roster of authors can leave behind these tedious, complex and time consuming issues, and focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at http://www.pagepublishing.com.

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