Uncle T and the Uppity SPY; Is Stonewall Jackson’s 50% true-life story written in an young adult formed hard cover graphic novel book, but dominant with visual graphics illustrations the interior pages are intentionally designed to symbolize the brother against brother American Civil war that occurred in America.
This is the original version of this book” Uncle T and the Uppity Spy hardcover book, a semi-fictionalized story of two young twin black brothers whose life paths diverge in very different directions during the American Civil War era. The young black boy, Jim Lewis (who is based on a historical character), is chosen to be a house slave to Thomas J. Jackson (soon to become General “Stonewall” Jackson) and not Tyler a disgruntled fictional feild slave brother. Jim’s manners intelligence and Christ-like character impress Jackson and endear the boy to him. When the war came a mature Jim serves as General Jackson’s trusted body servant.