1862: Confederate Jamie Russell is dubious about his sister Emma visiting an aunt living on Galveston Island. His fears are proved right when Union warships take control of Galveston Bay. Now Jamie must sneak back into the city in a secret Confederate operation to reclaim Galveston, and try at the same time to rescue his family.… (more)
"... while we defend our rights with our strong arms and honest hearts, those we meet in battle may also have hearts as brave and honest as our own." -- Albert Miller Lea
"... at last we reached San Antonio, where we were given a good suit of clothes each, furnished with a square meal, and all but the Valverde Battery furloughed for sixty days but subject to be called in at a moment's notice, and we all went home to rest and recruit." -- William L. Davidson, 5th TX Mounted Rifles
Jamie Russell gazed at the low-slung ranch house, almost glad he was not permitted to go toward it.
Their thoughts and prayers are treasured by / Your son, Quincy