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Jarvis' fictional account of family clashes during the Civil War is a harrowing tale of conflicting opinions and principles of three West Virginia families converging in the hills from the Kanawha River to Little Sandy River. The patriarchs of three families, Nathan Martin, Joe Engle, and Tom Jarvis, all great great-grandfathers to Jarvis, find themselves and the members of their families split about the breaking of the Union that sent the nation spiraling into war. The three join separate sides, Joe and Tom fighting for the preservation of the Union and Nathan teaming up with the Confederacy. The novel follows the three throughout the battles and horrors of war. Amidst the cannon fire and gun blasts, each man learns what it means to fight for a cause and maintain their honor.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Conflict:    -   War, general    -   War, Civil

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   9 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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