Grace Kieler had a comfortable life in Charleston until the outbreak of the Civil War. After losing everyone but her sister and surviving the Great Fire of 1861. Grace found herself in the uniform of her dead Confederate brother, Henry, her sister donning the gray of their little brother, Will. Both fought at Antietam but only one survived.After the war Grace, still living her life as Henry, tries to find work during spring planting near Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Henry finds himself on a farm owned by a blind widow, Virginia Klaising. As Henry's secret becomes harder to conceal the two realize they have something precious - an unspoken candor that reveals the soul.