Michele McKnight Baker
ASIN: B015YM4YMS
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Pages: 270

Junior Thompson, son of a freed slave, and Webbie Henderson, son of a wealthy family, cross a forbidden boundary between their properties and forge an unlikely friendship. When two great armies converge on Gettysburg and their fathers are called to battle, both boys must become the men of their families. But will they survive the fighting that threatens to destroy their homes and families?Soldier's Heart is inspired by the true story of the Thompsons, a black family, and the Hendersons, a white family, who lived as neighbors in Carlisle, PA. The author is their direct descendant.
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