內容簡介 Jock MacNeil, the eldest son of a Highland Catholic family, leaves school at thirteen to follow his father's footsteps and become a blacksmith. But after a family tragedy changes his plans, Jock joins CSS Alabama and heads to the New World. He befriends the retired Royal Navy Surgeon, James Gunn, and David Llewellyn Assistant Surgeon of Alabama. Living among the seamen, Jock learns how to take responsibility - and how to defend himself. But can Jock survive the perilous journey, and what awaits him in the Civil War on the other side of the Atlantic?