The Widow of the South

The Widow of the South

by Robert Hicks
The Widow of the South

The Widow of the South

by Robert Hicks


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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.

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ISBN-13: 9780446697439
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 09/26/2006
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 128,575
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Robert Hicks is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Widow of the South and A Separate Country. He lives in Tennessee.


Franklin, Tennessee

Date of Birth:

January 30, 1951

Place of Birth:

West Palm Beach, Forida

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