After recovering from his wounds received in the Korean War, US Army veteran Chris Jones lands a job as a park ranger with the State Department of Natural Resources in Florida. The Silver Star winner is eager to start his new task of opening up Dade Battlefield, the site of an 1835 battle between the Seminole Indians and the US Army. Unfortunately, Chris also lands smack in the middle of a feud. There are those in the nearby community of Bushnell who want the park out of state hands and returned to the local Battlefield Historical Society, and they're determined to have their way. It doesn't help matters when Chris falls in love with June Trammel, one of Bushnell's less-than-upstanding citizens, and begins to encounter the racism prevalent in the small Southern town. Then something peculiar happens. One night, while out walking on the battlefield, he encounters a group of soldiers dressed in uniforms from the 1830s. These are no reenactors, but ghosts from the battle itself. Why have they come back to haunt the field, and what do they want? As tensions in the town reach a breaking point, Chris must determine how he can bring peace not only to the community, but to the haunted souls walking Dade Battlefield.When the men got to the edge ofthe water, they were split up into work groups to fell the trees and pull together a raft that ... When advised of this, Major Dude just replied that they should work that much harder to cut down the trees and getanbsp;...
|Author||:||Thom H. Weekley|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2012-03|