A Daughter of the Union

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,048 / 181 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,237
Added to site: 2010.06.28
mnybks.net#: 28311
Origin: gutenberg.org

A thrilling story of the Civil War. A brave young girl is sent from New York to New Orleans as a bearer of important messages. Aided by Admiral Farragut she delivers these, but is finally captured and held at Vicksburg, until its surrender to General Grant.

Show Excerpt

"It is good for us," said Nellie wiping her eyes. "We were awfully puffed up over this fair. I was beginning to think that we had done something great."

Mr. Vance laughed.

"You need not feel so bad, girls," he said. "If it had not been for you that poor little fellow wouldn't have thought of giving his crutches."

"I wish he had some though," remarked Jeanne wistfully.

"Make your mind easy on that score, my dear, I'm going to look after that boy."

"And meantime you girls can go with me to the Association to carry the money and the crutches, and we'll tell the ladies all about it," said Mrs. Vance.

CHAPTER II

A GREAT UNDERTAKING

For a time affairs went on in their usual way, and the girls contented themselves with hemming towels and handkerchiefs and making socks. That is, all the girls save Jeanne Vance. With her the desire was stronger than ever to do something more than she had done.

"What makes you so

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Metropolis
by Thea von Harbou
War and Peace
by Leo Tolstoy
Wuthering Heights
by Emily Brontë
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Emma
by Jane Austen
'Boy Wanted'
by Nixon Waterman
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Prince
by Nicolo Machiavelli
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson

See more popular titles from this genre.