This book is well written and is perfect for anyone who enjoys the history of the U.S. Civil War. The story is set in Maine, far away from the beginnings of the war, but the citizens are still uptight and nervous about the imminent threat.
The author did a wonderful job of developing the main character, Joe Wood. Every character goes through a change of some sort in the book, and I feel the author did an excellent job making this change noticeable.
A few confusing parts did result in dysfunction. The author adds in someone who claims to be a ‘spiritualist’: someone who can talk to the dead. It is confusing, because you never know if the character is faking it or isn’t. Other than that minor confusion, Uncertain Glory is definitely a book you’ll want to read!