Two Confederate soldiers are trapped behind Union lines as Sherman marches to the sea. Injured and evading capture, they find shelter in a church with a brave minister and his “family.” Thankful for the preacher’s act of compassion, one soldier commits to maintaining the cross atop the church’s steeple as long as it stands. The intense story tells of the two soldiers’ hardships, the fate of their rescuers and the struggle to fulfill one of the soldier’s promises by future generations. The soldiers, their descendants and those who protected them make sacrifices that consecrate the church grounds and make it a place where miracles occur and prayers are answered. The events that transpire there range from ghostly appearances to the thwarting of a murder. Those who are impacted by acts of faith and duty truly have the right to thank The Cross on Cotton Creek.
Can a man’s faith make a difference? Can a man’s word shape the future? The Cross on Cotton Creek, a novel that tells the tale of soldiers caught in the backwash of Sherman’s March to the Sea, answers those questions with an empathic YES! Wounded soldiers Dawes and McKenney are sheltered and nursed to health by a minister as a virtual Armageddon sweeps around them. Read how the sacrifices made by the soldiers and those hiding them consecrate the church grounds where they were sheltered. The old church becomes a place where miracles occur and prayers are answered. See how their devotion to their word and faith leaves a legacy to future generations of their families and all those that visit The Cross. When you’re done reading you’re sure to want to help paint The Cross on Cotton Creek