1908. The Civil War is drawing to a close in Georgia. Sherman has left devastation in his wake, and Union prisoners are dying at Andersonville. An entire society is dissolving. Amidst this turmoil, a young woman of 24 is traveling through Georgia. In this absorbing and significant work, Franny Andrews paints an enduring picture of the hardships and travail of the home front during the war. Contents: Prologue; Across Sherman's Track; Plantation Life; A Race with the Enemy; The Passing of the Confederacy; In the Dust and Ashes of Defeat; Foreshadowings of the Race Problem; The Prologue of Reconstruction; and Epilogue.