North By Night Author:Peter Burchard (with maps by the author) — Lieutenant Tim Bradford, Seventh Connecticut Volunteers, heard a voice say, "A prisoner, sir." He knew that for him the war was finished. — From that moment, through a dreary term in a Confederate jail, Tim and his friend Red Kelly waited and lived for a chance to escape. Dirty, tired, discouraged, Tim kept alive his ... more »hope for freedom by thinking of his faraway home and Kate, the girl he hoped to marry.
At last, the chance came. Tim and Red began their long, torturous journey to freedom.
Peter Burchard has written a profound novel of the Civil War. People and events spring to life in the exciting pages of battle and capture. The hopeless world of prison and the dangerous flight to freedom are vividly written, combined throughout with a subtle understanding of the men who lived and fought in the 1860s.« less