Nancy and Her Angels: A Story of Courage on a Trip Across Civil War America (Paperback)

Nancy and Her Angels: A Story of Courage on a Trip Across Civil War America By Franklin W. Hamilton, Bill Anderson (Artist), Carl Gustafson (Artist) Cover Image

Nancy and Her Angels: A Story of Courage on a Trip Across Civil War America (Paperback)

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Dr. Franklin W. Hamilton, a retired English professor from Flint, Michigan with childhood roots in Southern Illinois, has written a book chronicling the journey of his great-grandmother, who travelled from Tennessee to Illinois during the Civil War. Nancy Hamilton, took her five children (ages 2-15) by wagon and camped and drove west across Tennessee for about 350 miles until she reached the farm of a cousin in Braden Valley, near Dale, in Hamilton County, Illinois. They left their Tennessee home because of threats to their life and property. She did this after losing her husband who, with his brother and several nephews, walked across the Tennessee state line into Kentucky to enlist in the Union Army (5th Tenn. Vol). Harvey lived only about 9 months after his enlistment. He died in the Stones River Battle and is buried in the National Cemetery in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Product Details ISBN: 9780692194713
ISBN-10: 0692194711
Publisher: Walden Press
Publication Date: October 10th, 2018
Pages: 80
Language: English