In Elsie’s Motherhood, Elsie and Edward celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary by inviting family and friends to share the special day. When Eddie, their son, accidentally shoots his father (not fatally), he learns an important lesson that will stay with him the rest of his life. Meanwhile uprisings are going on in both the North and South because of the effects of the Civil War. Elsie and her husband soon learn that they will be the brunt of a vicious, vengeful attack on Ion (their home). Will everything turn out all right or will the house be burned to the ground? Read on to find out.