Drummer Boy at Bull Run (Bonnets and Bugles, Bk 1)
Drummer Boy at Bull Run - Bonnets and Bugles, Bk 1 Author:Gilbert Morris To Jeff Majors and Leah Carter, the Civil War means a heartbreaking separation of fast friends. As Fort Sumter falls, Jeff's father makes a difficult decision to take his family out of Kentucky and return home to Richmond, Virginia. The two close families must say a sorrowful good-bye. — Jeff and Leah determine to keep their frien... more »dship strong, in spite of joining opposite sides. Jeff becomes a drummer boy in the Confederate Army, and Leah becomes a helper in the Union Army with her father, who has hopes of distributing Bibles to the troops.
But as the war continues, tragedy strikes again and again for the Majors family. Jeff and his family face sickness, imprisonment, even death. Unable to care for matters on his own, Jeff relies heavily on the friendship of Leah and her family. It is the Carters' kindness that helps Jeff make it through his own war, battle after battle.« less