eBook - 1993
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Health Communications, Inc.

When Richmond landowner Washington Faulconer snatches young Nate Starbuck from the grip of a Yankee-hating mob, Nate is both grateful and awed by his idealistic rescuer. To repay his generosity, he enlists in the Faulconer legion to fight against his home, the North, and against his abolitionist father. When the regiment joins up, ready to march into the ferocious battle at Buff Run, the men are prepared to start a war . . . but they aren't ready for how they—and the nation—will be forever changed by the oaths they have sworn for their beloved South.

Baker & Taylor
After a Richmond landowner rescues him from the grip of a Yankee-hating mob, Nate Starbuck joins the newly formed Faulconer's Legion and prepares to fight against his native North. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1993
ISBN: 9780061828560
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

Related Resources


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Aug 12, 2012

This is a terrific series. Not quite up to Sharpe but a close second. Nate Starbuck is the classic Cornwell fish out of water. A well to do Northerner who finds himself fighting with farmers and clerks to defend the South. As always with Cornwell, a great story, well told with with excellent attention to historical detail.

cloudni9e Jun 05, 2011

Set during the American Civil War, follows the confrontation of North against South.
Be prepared for battle scenes and gore. Historically accurate, Cornwell likes to tell it like it was.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings


Find it at FVRL

To Top