Author: Stephanie Grace Whitson
Genre: Christian Historical Fiction, Christian Historical Romance
Rating: 5 stars
In Daughter of the Regiment when Irish immigrant Maggie Malone's brothers march off to the join the Union's army Missourian Irish Brigade. She ends up following them, and becoming a nurse of sorts. While Elizabeth or Libbie is a southern belle who lives in fear of her brother. These two women couldn't be more different even though they live in the same town.
Maggie believes that no man could ever fall in love with her because at six foot. John Coulter Colt Segerent of the brigade is determined to prove her wrong.
I enjoyed Daughter of the Regiment I loved how Maggie loved her brothers enough to follow them into battle. I also learned a little bit of history with this novel. I knew that the majority of the Irish American fought for the north. What I didn't know was that the Union army had whole brigades of Irish American fighters. I enjoyed reading this novel and look forward to finding nonfiction books on Irish brigades to learn more.