Historical Fiction

Ancestrals
An Imprint of Tree Shadow Press

Toe the Mark, Civil War Series 

by Ruth Ochs Webster

A series of novellas featuring the lives of

individuals involved in the Civil War.

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Henry: The Jersey Brigade  
 

Book One in the Toe the Mark Civil War Series.

 

This historical fiction is based on the life of Pvt. Henry W. Marts, a Quaker who answered Mr. Lincoln's call to arms in 1861. It is the first of seven books in the Toe the Mark Civil War Series.

 

Excerpt: Henry describing his actions at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse:
"We were in the act of running, retreating under orders of the regiment."

 

That battlefield proved to be Henry's ultimate test.

 


 

Jesse: 53rd Kentucky

Book Two in the Toe the Mark Civil War Series.

Inspired by the life of a Civil War veteran: Corporal Jesse J. Cook, Co. B, 53rd KY.

Based on military records from the National Archives, regimental records, historical newspaper accounts, and genealogical research.

Cousins at War

Book Three in the Toe the Mark Civil War Series.

Union vs. Confederate.They were brothers and first cousins. Frank, Sam, Alex, and Marion.Forced to choose sides in a divided Kentucky. Their state would rage. Family ties rupture. Loyalties be questioned. Four young men would become "Cousins at War."Inspired by the service of actual Civil War soldiers.Based on military records from the National Archives, regimental reports, historical newspaper accounts, historical and genealogical research.

 

Author

Ruth Ochs Webster  

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