Savannah, 1854. Throughout the city's elegant streets, stirrings of the Civil War are taking hold. For three families, the war has already begun within their hearts, drawing battle lines where once there was love...The Brownings: Mark Browning's unwavering faith in the Union sparks a battle of conscience that threatens all that he holds dear...and challenges the loyalty of his headstrong daughter, Natalie. The Mackays: the elderly matriarch, Miss Eliza, is Mark's only ally in a city divided within itself. The Stileses: Their lives are forever changed as the legacies of the past clash with an uncertain future.