"The story opens with the dramatic situation after Appomattox, when many of the Southern soldiers turned westward to a new life. It is the story of a heroic soldier and a courageous young woman, who do their best to help upbuild our country after the civil war. A pretty romance threads its way through the book. It is a well told story, full of action and of special interest to Illinois readers."--The Chicago Record-Herald
purpose they might seem bent upon. From the reports of these scouts he learned that the marauders exceeded him in force by three to one, or more, but that fact in no way appalled him. During a long experience in war he had learned well the lesson that numbers count for less than morale, and that with skill and resoluteness a small force may easily overcome and destroy a larger one.
He knew now that his career as a Confederate soldier was at an end. Federal troops had occupied Lynchburg and all the region round about, thus completely cutting him off from any possibility of reaching General Johnston in North Carolina. He had no further mission as a military officer of the Southern Confederacy, but as a mere man of courage and vigor he had before him the duty of defending the women and children of this Virginia plantation against about the worst and most desperate type of highwaymen who ever organized themselves into a force for purposes of loot and outrage.
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Very pleasant, easy to read, and with many an interesting anecdote of period life in a bustling frontier town. At the same time, though, quite predictable in the outcome of every dispute.
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