Undaunted Heart: the true story of a Southern belle & a Yankee general by Suzy Barile
Approx. 51,830 words.
Published on July 14, 2009 by
At the end of the Civil War, spirited Ella Swain—daughter of the University of North Carolina president—shocked citizens across the state when she fell in love with and married the Union general whose troops occupied Chapel Hill. Suzy Barile separates fact from lore, drawing on Ella’s never-before-published letters that reveal a love that transcended outrage and scandal.