Bloggers Wanted Walking to Gatlinburg Share Tweet Pin 1 Comment Mosher did an outstanding job of painting the Civil War period as the world gone mad. Janine A good read of the times during and after the civil war. A good book about a man’s journey to find his brother and himself. A stunning and lyrical Civil War thriller, Walking to Gatlinburg is a spellbinding story of survival, wilderness adventure, mystery, and love in the time of war. Along the way, Morgan encounters a fantastical array of characters, including a weeping elephant, a pacifist gunsmith, a woman who lives in a tree, a blind cobbler, and a beautiful and intriguing slave girl named Slidell who is the key to unlocking the mystery of the secret stone.