Union Bound is the companion book to the film by the same name. The amazing true story of Joseph Hoover, a Union Solder, this story is based on his actual diaries. Follow Hoover's decision to join the Union army--- only to be captured and taken to the dreaded Andersonville prison in Georgia before being transferred to South Carolina. There, he escaped and was helped by the slaves the Union army had sought to free as they helped him travel the Underground Railroad back to his company in the north. A powerful story of one man who who risked everything to do the right thing! 272 pages, softcover.