In the final months of the Civil War, Virginia and her family move to Washington, D.C., where the cold winter brings uncertainty and hardship. Virginia takes a job as a servant in a wealthy home to help her family. But just as things start to improve her father gets a job and the war finally comes to an end the tragic assassination of Ginny's beloved President Lincoln occurs. In this, her second diary chronicling the Civil War, Ginny learns that life is constantly changing.
Original title: After the Rain: Virginia's Civil War Diary, Book Two
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ United States and Canada→ Civil War And Slavery