The Redemption of Corporal Nolan Giles : Prepare yourself for the past. . . . The year is 1861. America burns with the fires of war. Looking for honor, respect and a way out of sleepy Dublin, Ohio, Nolan Giles and his friend Brian Quinn enlist into the Union forces. Together they begin a journey that is both familiar and totally new, courageous and shocking. Prepare yourself for the truth.