The story follows Elisabeth Mosher, an oil heiress and crackshot who disguises herself as a young man and enlists in the Union Army to uncover the truth about her brother’s death. It’s loosely based on the 151st Pennsylvania Volunteers and climaxes at the Battle of Gettysburg.

A work in progress

About Susan

Fascinated with history and inspired by lore passed to her by a family of outspoken and idealistic personages, Susan loves stories that shed light on historical accomplishments and throwback eras. Most often, you will find her writing about everyday people of character.

Photo Credits

Inger, Christian, and D Hensel. Philadelphia,: Chromatic View. [Philadelphia: D. Hensel, 1876] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.