The first novel in an American Civil War trilogy, focuses on Robert E. Lee, Winfield Scott Hancock, Stonewall Jackson, and Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Chamberlain
While not written in chronological order, the book is thought provoking as it deals with people impacted by decisions of world leaders thousands of miles away.
Max Kaspar, afailed German-American, is fighting on the Eastern front when he is drafted by the SS to impersonate American officers and cause havoc
The island of Galveston is attacked by the USA. Confederate Jamie Russell is in the battle, Emma takes care of their aunt and does her part as a volunteer nurse
reluctant Israeli spy, Gabriel Allon, is joined by a world famous woman, this time though she is a violinist named Anna Rolfe, on his adventures