Life was different during colonial times. People struggled to survive. After winning the American Revolutionary War, America looked forward to the future. The colonies had won a new freedom. The colonists were free to explore religious worship, without threat of government intervention. They experienced freedom to vote, to live in unity in the community and to protect their civil rights.
The story tells of the lives of the main characters, their challenges to survive during one of the harshest eras of our country. The book reflects of the bloody battles fought during the war.