Luther Butler continues his La Plata County Series. James Butler's (alias James Wilkerson) descendents find themselves caught up in the great American Civil War. Nat who dreams of becoming a soldier in the Southern Army narrates AMITE COUNTY. Eleven year old Nat is engaged in a conflict that tears him and his Black comrade, Charles Ray, from the Amite County farm to a dangerous Yankee prisoner of war camp.
MISSISSIPPI WOMAN continues the series after the Civil War. Nat Wilkerson's wife, Sally Ann, loses the Amite County farm and moves to Texas where, for health reasons, two of her sons leave for La Plata County, Colorado where the mountains touch the sky!