Blue, Gray & Crimson: A Story of Civilian Courage at Gettysburg Sarah Kay Bierle

ISBN: 9780986202001

Published: July 7th 2015

Paperback

362 pages


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Blue, Gray & Crimson: A Story of Civilian Courage at Gettysburg  by  Sarah Kay Bierle

Blue, Gray & Crimson: A Story of Civilian Courage at Gettysburg by Sarah Kay Bierle
July 7th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 362 pages | ISBN: 9780986202001 | 4.54 Mb

Though the Civil War is raging in America, fourteen-year-old Betsy Westmore and her family feel safe on their Pennsylvania farm, despite rumors of armies invading the state. But when these rumors hold more truth than originally believed, BetsyMoreThough the Civil War is raging in America, fourteen-year-old Betsy Westmore and her family feel safe on their Pennsylvania farm, despite rumors of armies invading the state.

But when these rumors hold more truth than originally believed, Betsy realizes her world is not as safe and peaceful as she imagined.Distant gunshots quickly escalate to the deafening noise of artillery shells shrieking through the air as the Battle of Gettysburg unfolds near the Westmore home. With an older brother already serving in the Union army, Betsy had felt she already experienced enough of this war.

Can she keep her promise to her brother with war on the doorstep?Soon, Betsy’s safe haven is commandeered and converted into a field hospital where she and her family are forced to assist the wounded and dying soldiers. Betsy’s faith is tested by the startling circumstances.

Can she still trust God in the midst of this terrifying battle and tragedy?During the weeks and months following the battle, Betsy witnesses the aftermath of war, experiences loss, and is left with questions she cannot answer. At the end of autumn, she wonders if the important men coming to the dedication of Gettysburg National Cemetery will explain the reason for the recent battle. Will Betsy find a satisfactory purpose for the events she has witnessed?



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