Aboard a merchant vessel with a secret late evening departure, James Griffin Hughes left behind his English pursuers, his Irish homeland and his beloved family, only to arrive in America of promise a few months before the outbreak of the Civil War. Thinking its his duty as a new American citizen, he joined the Army of the Potomac for what was touted to be a short engagement. His journey through the battlegrounds and devastation of war to families and to the land brought him to a new home and the beginnings of a new beloved family in Marietta, Georgia.
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Sherrill York Russ, a native of Atlanta, Georgia turned her hobby of researching family genealogy into a talent for telling stories. THE LONG JOURNEY HOME is her first novel and she expects to write four more books along these same lines. Mrs. Russ with her husband now live on Cape San Blas along the northwest coast of Florida.
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Book Description Wings Publishers, LLC, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111930897014