The American Civil War divided more than a nation. In Split Asunder, readers will learn how the war impacted a family in a series of poignant Civil War letters in a nonfiction account titled “Divided Family.” It wasn’t only families divided, border states like Missouri were divided as well – citizen against citizen. In “The Battle of Kirksville,” readers will learn about the consequences of a state divided. Split Asunder ends with two poignant poems; one penned by a Confederate solder, and another by a Union soldier. Truly, more than a nation was Split Asunder!