by Sylvia Melvin
Published: April 5, 2015.
In 1861, Alex McPhail makes a decision that changes the course of his life.Unwilling to compromise his beliefs that Florida should remain as part of the Union, he is disowned by his wealthy father. As a result, he joins a northern regiment from Harvard University. Surrounded by the reality of war, his experiences mature his character and give him hope for a better future.