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 outdoor Richmond was once a spot of safe haven throughout the Civil warfare. existence on the Tavern used to be no longer constantly secure as citizens weathered common Union cavalry raids on within sight railroads, bridges and farms. Margaret Copland Brown Wight and a few of her kinfolk braved the conflict on the Tavern from 1862 until eventually 1865 within the corporation of a small neighborhood of refugees. She saved a diary to rfile each one trouble and each blessing--a day of rain after weeks of drought, information of her sons battling within the accomplice armies or be aware from her daughter stuck in the back of enemy strains. Wight's diary, stumbled on greater than a century after the warfare, is a crucial voice from a time of tumult. sign up for The Hanover Tavern beginning because the diary is gifted the following for the 1st time.

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