Shevan was born with a sensitive nature, and it alerts her that there is something sinister in the air. What she experiences is totally unforeseen, and the twist and turns of the events in her life in her small town come to an unexpected end...or is it a beginning?
The Fugitive Blacksmith, Or, Events In The History Of James W. C. Pennington, Pastor Of A Presbyterian Church, New York, Formerly A Slave In The State
James W. C. Pennington's slave narrative tells of his time and experiences before the Civil War, when he was a slave in the South, and of the problems, oppressions, and religious aspects of slavery.
The Rebellion Record Volume 9; A Diary Of American Events, With Documents, Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Poetry, Etc
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 Excerpt: ... his commanding officer most truly says, he was an officer of fine judgment, cool courage, and commendable energy. He was killed instantly in the act of brandishing his sword defiantly. Lieutenant-Colonel Goodwyn, of the Second regiment, and LieutenantColonel Bland, of the Seventh South Carolina regiment, were both severely wounded, conspicuously exposed as they were in the active discharge of their duties in the field. Major Gaillard, of the Second regiment, was charged with the important and responsible duty of directing the movements of the skirmishers during the day. This duty he discharged with great judgment and gallantry. His horse was killed under him during the engagement. He was efficiently assisted in the duties of his position by Major Rutherford, Third South Carolina volunteers. Captain Kemper and the officers and men under his command maintained the high reputation they established at Vienna, Bull Run, and Manassas. For particular mention of such of the company officers as require especial notice, I respectfully refer to the reports of the regimental commanders, which accompany this. This action being closed by the approach of a stormy night, my command, reenforced by the Eighteenth Mississippi regiment, Colonel Griffin, lay upon their arms on the field of battle until daylight, when it was ascertained that the enemy had disappeared. Removing our wounded and burying our dead, we marched, under the command of Major-General McLaws, by the Enroughty Town road to New Market, and prepared to bivouac for the night, but were almost immediately ordered forward to the support of General Longitreet, then engaged with the enemy at Frazier's farm. On the way, we were halted and permitted to rest until eleven o'clock p. M., when we continued the march to F...
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