1863,Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: As battle rages, a Rebel spy stumbles into the Union camp, only to be killed by his own army's guns. As he lies dying he hands a coded message to an unwitting accomplice. Washington DC: A Dark figure stalks Abraham Lincoln, while an imprisoned spy plots escape and assassination. Present Day, Washington DC: An old journal is discovered in the basement of the Supreme Court. What it contains could change history. Boston, Massachusetts: Relatives of a powerful Vatican priest are kidnapped for a strange ransom, a Bible lost for 150 years.Ashville, North Carolina: A long dormant group, more evil than the Klan, come alive to plot a new reign of terror. Gettysburg: During the yearly reenactments, historians Paul Davenport and Sara Walsh arrive on a hunt for history. But someone else is hunting them.