The Widow of the South|Robert Hicks
The Widow of the South
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Based on a true story, this debut Civil War novel follows a Southern plantation woman's journey of transforming her home into a hospital for the war.
This debut novel is based on the true story of Carrie McGavock. During the Civil War's Battle of Franklin, a five-hour bloodbath with 9,200 casualties, McGavock's home was turned into a field hospital where four generals died. For 40 years she tended the private cemetery on her property where more than 1,000 were laid to rest.


  • ISBN-13: 9780446697439
  • ISBN-10: 0446697435
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publish Date: September 2006
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds
  • Page Count: 448