A Refugee at Hanover Tavern: The Civil War Diary of Margaret by Presented by The Hanover Tavern Foundation,Shirley A. PDF

By Presented by The Hanover Tavern Foundation,Shirley A. Haas,Dale Paige Talley

ISBN-10: 1540221660

ISBN-13: 9781540221667

ISBN-10: 1626190453

ISBN-13: 9781626190450

The Hanover Tavern outdoors Richmond used to be a spot of shelter throughout the Civil conflict. existence on the Tavern used to be no longer constantly secure as citizens weathered widespread Union cavalry raids on within sight railroads, bridges and farms. Margaret Copland Brown Wight and a few of her family members braved the battle on the Tavern from 1862 until eventually 1865 within the corporation of a small group of refugees. She stored a diary to record each one worry and each blessing--a day of rain after weeks of drought, information of her sons struggling with within the accomplice armies or notice from her daughter stuck at the back of enemy strains. Wight's diary, stumbled on greater than a century after the conflict, is an important voice from a time of tumult. sign up for The Hanover Tavern origin because the diary is gifted the following for the 1st time.

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