"Despite the common image of a "Solid South," many southerners stayed loyal to the Union during the Civil War and coexisted uneasily with their Confederate neighbors. Most were harassed. Some plotted secretly. Others lost restraint, risking their lives.
In Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, Samuel Hance Lewis's family remained convinced of the Founding Fathers' wisdom in establishing a single nation. A vast majority of Rockingham County neighbors disagreed." Within the pages of Mr. Fisher's book, the story unfolds.
With footnotes and index.