As the battles of the Civil War rage on, the Confederate army finds itself further and further behind. So many men are wounded, and the new recruits are looking either too old or too young. But the Northern invasion of Virginia isn't the only problem Jeff Majors is facing! Leah Carter is in Richmond, and Jeff can't understand why she's all out of sorts - just because she saw him at the theater with another girl! And as Captain Majors, Jeff's widowed father, finds relief from his loneliness in a growing friendship with pretty Eileen Fremont, and Jeff doesn't want a stepmother! Jeff learns a lot about love and family loyalty in this exciting tale of the Civil War.
Encounter at Cold Harbor is the eighth 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.