Write about the meeting of John & Bill in the prison in Chapter 11 of Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt.
John tells about finally meeting up with his brother Bill in a letter written soon after a battle in Nashville, Tennessee, in December of 1864. John, who is fighting for the North, is put in charge of "helpin to feed the reb prisners" taken in the battle. Among the prisoners, he is astounded to see a man that looked exactly like his pa, a man with a light colored beard and blue eyes with his pa's "look" in them. The man is his brother Bill, who has aged and looks "as old as pa looked a few years back". John goes to his...
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