Encampment: A Novel of Race and Reconciliation
by Carl Eeman
Published: July 24, 2015
In July 1913, Civil War veterans came to Gettysburg for a now-forgotten, week-long reunion that ended in a gesture of reconciliation between North and South. Encampment asks what if black veterans had been in attendance? What if not just blue and gray but also black and white had battled through their hatred and regrets, laid down their hurts and found a way to heal history?