Follows the events which led to the Battle of Gettysburg in 1864 and describes the dedication of the Cemetery to the fallen soldiers by Lincoln in his famous speech. Includes a copy of the Gettysburg Address.
Twelve-year-old Hannalee Reed is marched away from her home by the Yankees to work in a mill in Indiana during the Civil War. Her father is dead, and her mother is expecting another baby. When she and her brother are separated, she wonders if she'll ever be able to keep her promise to go back to Georgia.