Leah travels to Washington D.C. with her father to share the Gospel
with soldiers. Jeff briefly joins them and travels north into Union territory to
search for his captured father. Later, Leah and her sister Sarah travel south to
Richmond, in Confederate territory, to care for their ailing uncle Silas, and Leah
has to defend her sister against charges of treason.
Yankee Belles in Dixie
is the second of a ten book series, that tells the story of two close families find
themselves on different sides of the Civil War after the fall of Fort Sumter in
April 1861. Thirteen year old Leah becomes a helper in the Union army with her father,
who hopes to distribute Bibles to the troops. Fourteen year old Jeff becomes a drummer
boy in the Confederate Army and struggles with faith while experiencing personal
hardship and tragedy. The series follows Leah, Jeff, family, and friends,
as they experience hope and God's grace through four years of war.