Blood & Iron (Adventures Of Levi Rankin (Software))
The first in a planned series of six books chronicling the adventures of Levi Rankin. Fresh from the wilds of Wyoming, young Marine Corporal Rankin comes of age and is savagely tested in the Spanish American War/Battle of Manila Bay while serving aboard the U.S.S. Olympia under then Commodore Dewey, in the Philippine jungles, gunboat duty on the Yellow River, and the finally during the brutal Siege of Peking during the Boxer Rebellion.
Future titles in the series include "By Honor Bound", "Thunder of the Guns", "Hold Back the Dawn", "Devil Dogs", and, "For Those in Peril".