This is the story of life, death and the times during the Civil War. Follow James O'Toole an 18-year-old who, along with his two cousins, enlist in the Irish Brigade in 1862. The trio comes face to face with the brutalities of war and the realities of slavery. At home James's mother, Maggie, has to fend for herself as her husband, John, has gone west to find work on the railroad. Follow the adventures as James's moves south with the Army of the Potomac, Maggie faces new trials and confronts her prejudice when she becomes intertwined with the underground railroad as her husband John lives through the struggles of life on the Iowa plains and the adventure of returning east to try and find his son.
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Conceived in Liberty: A novel of the Irish Brigade in the Civil War based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
A fascinating depiction of a young man, James O'Toole and his two cousins joining the Union Irish Brigade during the Civil War. The novel focuses on James and his family and how they all struggled in dealing with being separated dealing with the war and slavery. A must read for the individual who is interested in learning about that period of time in our country's history.
This is a great read for anyone who loves history or loves the civil war. The author carefully weaved a story through historical facts creating an intriguing read that you won't be able to put down