By Terry Soileau
A distinction OF goal is a civil battle novel that tells the tale of 12 yr outdated Jonathan Berkeley, a accomplice drummer boy serving with the well-known Orphan Brigade, and his uncle and Godfather, Alexander Wythe, an abolitionist attorney and captain serving within the Union military. They combat with God and their very own internal demons as they confront devastating own tragedies and seek desperately for religion, love and that means in a torn and tragic global of civil warfare. Captain Wythe is pressured to query his religion while faced with the lack of love ones, together with his spouse, Amanda Wythe,and with the human discomfort, inhumanity, cruelty and chaos of the yankee Civil conflict. This tale of loss, sorrow, religion, and redeeming love takes the reader on a fast moving trip to the bloody battlefields of Fredericksburg, Stones River, and Chickamauga, and during an international of department and heartbreak. additionally featured during this novel of affection and battle are Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, the abolition of slavery, the mistreatment of yankee Indians, and the biggest mass execution in American historical past.
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A Difference Of Purpose: A Novel Of The American Civil War by Terry Soileau