The Confederate Fiddle
A Civil War Story of High Adventure
In 1863 Brownsville, Texas, was the only port open to the South. Vin Clayburn joins a wagon train in Missouri taking cotton, the Confederacy's money crop, to the Brownsville port for export to France, England, and Germany.
This deeply moving and adventurous book is a story of loyalty— the devotion of Vin Clayburn to home and belief—even to the sacrifice of a prized family violin.
Vin longs to be like his dashing older brother in the Confederate Army instead of a driver in a cotton train traveling from Missouri to Brownsville. Though he is determined to see it through, he resents the routine job of carrying supplies and missing "a hero's glory." He learns, however, that his unglamorous task involves thrills, courage and daring and—even more difficult—understanding and respect for those whose views are different from his own. Most of all, in a compelling climax, Vin comes to realize that there are many different kinds of heroes.
- 1997 Jeanne Williams
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