The soldiers in the thick of battle, and the women and children they left behind endured mighty sufferings during the tumultuous times of the Civil War. This collection of first hand-accounts attests to the faith and forbearance of statesmen, ordinary soldiers, chaplains, their wives and mothers. Scripture verses and a short commentary concludes each devotional chapter. The courage and faith of the featured writers will encourage and uplift you as you read of their perseverance in trials. 398 pages, one page per each day of the year. Softcover with torn paper edges.