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U.S. Deputy Marshal John Holden - The Trail To River Bend: A Classic Western Adventure Novel (The Holden Sagas Western Series Book 1)

by Mike Hatfield

The responsibilities of being a U.S. Deputy Marshal occasionally interrupts John Holden's simple life on his ranch in Bijou Basin, Colorado. Those interruptions had caused him to procrastinate, postpone his marriage to a woman he deeply loved until it was too late, and she had died. Blaming himself and his dedication to duty he carries his guilt abandoning his ranch for years until, while returning to Denver with a prisoner, he encounters an old and a new friend. Together they will ride a dangerous and fateful trail crossing a wagon train meandering west. Among those pioneers, he will rescue the beautiful gambler, Wanda Bouchard, from a brutal punishment not aware that she will become part of his destiny. It will be the beginning of a perilous and trying future facing stagecoach bandits, t...

Genre: History, United States, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Romance
Size: 155 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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ALEXANDER HAMILTON: One of the most influential Founding Fathers. The Entire Life Story. Biography, Facts & Quotes (Great Biographies Book 49)

by The History Hour

Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free Bonus Inside!Read on your Computer, Mac, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Alexander Hamilton started his life in the British West Indies. His story seems like a classic tale from rags to riches, of a poor boy whose hard work and perseverance allowed him to become one of the greatest historical figures of a nation. Alexander Hamilton left behind an impressive legacy, in no small part due to his success in defining the economic and political systems of the United States.Inside you’ll read aboutThe Orphan of the CaribbeanThe New Boy in New YorkA Revolutionary for WashingtonA Commanding Critic and a Man of the ConstitutionA Titan of the Treasury: ReportsA Titan of the Treasury II: The Two-Party TangoA Flawed Man Through and ThroughResign...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, United States
Size: 68 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College

by Dale Coleman

On September 13, 1965, Tacoma Community College opened its doors to the public. The founding of the College was the culmination of four years of coordinated effort, steadfast leadership and grassroots community support. Built around the idea that educational opportunity is a critical component of a thriving community, TCC set forth on a mission to bring high-quality, affordable education to all, without regard to means or circumstance. Over the next 50 years, as thousands of students passed through the open door to previously unavailable opportunity and achievement, the strength and resilience of this simple idea would be tested. Through economic hardship, social upheaval, changing job markets and times of crisis both global and local, Tacoma Community College would prove to be an enduring...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, College & University
Size: 151 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Voyager Program: The History and Legacy of NASA’s First Probes that Traveled to the Outer Solar System

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsToday the Space Race is widely viewed poignantly and fondly as a race to the Moon that culminated with Apollo 11 “winning” the Race for the United States. In fact, it encompassed a much broader range of competition between the Soviet Union and the United States that affected everything from military technology to successfully launching satellites that could land on Mars or orbit other planets in the Solar System. Moreover, the notion that America “won” the Space Race at the end of the 1960s overlooks just how competitive the Space Race actually was in launching people into orbit, as well as the major contributions the Space Race influenced in leading to today’s International Space Station a...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Science & Math, Astronomy & Space Science
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Tom Hayden on Social Movements: Four unpublished talks and the Rolling Stone interview

by Tom Hayden

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 190 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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13 Most Haunted Hotels & Inns of New England

by Sam Baltrusis

Paranormal researcher and "Ghosts of Salem" author Sam Baltrusis has traveled all over New England in search of the region’s thirteen most haunted hotels and inns. From the Witch City’s Hawthorne Hotel in Salem to the blood-stained Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River, Baltrusis breathes new life into the long departed....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 123 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Unites States Army – the biggest myth of the twentieth century

by Samuel Greenberg

The book reveals myth about USA Army (ground forces) as the most powerful and efficient in the world in 20th century.The book concentrates on highlighting unknown facts of strategic and tactical mistakes during USA participation in WWI and WWII; Korean War; Invasion of Grenada and the War with Iraq and huge human losses hided from American public till now due to incompetence of High ranking officers and commanders. What is inside the book? The readers will find plenty of true information marked as classified about Korean War, Invasion of Grenade and Iraq war of 2003, incompetence of commanders and military mistakes, which resulted in tens of thousands US soldiers human loses that could be avoided and lives saved. What can be learnt from mistakes to prevent their occurrence in the future. T...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Texas Ranger Creek in Range War: Western Adventure (Sundog Series Book 9)

by Ash Lingam

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction, Romance, Western
Size: 302 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Daddy, What's the Middle Class?

by Pat LaMarche

We're rewriting history. This time we're telling the truth.

"Daddy, What's the Middle Class" is a series of heart warming – often tragic – tales of unacknowledged greatness. Because few of us actually learned how the middle class invented itself, you won't recognize most of the names, dates and places in this unconventional history book.

These stories will stick in your mind, inspire you to honor the legacy of forgotten heroes, and encourage you to do your part to restore the middle class....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 237 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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THE GODLESS LAND: Mescalero Way

by Matt Cutugno

The saga begins in 1858 in New Mexico Territory, ten years before the events recorded in Matt Cutugno's first Western, The Godless Men. Two boys, one from Kansas and one from Missouri, make their way through the wild country as pony riders for the mail service. At the same time, a young woman from China holds a powerful man responsible for the death of her father. Law and order was slow to come to the Territory. Justice slower still. There were settlers and squatters, commerce and industry, sheriffs and outlaws amidst unfolding Manifest Destiny.Few knew that a Civil War was coming. Matt Cutugno is the author of four novels and eleven plays that have been produced in New York, Los Angeles and across the country. He has been a frequent contributor to Stay Thirsty Magazine for the past e...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 225 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Marbury v Madison: Justice or Politics: John Marshall's political assault on the rule of law

by Marc Garrett

John Marshall is today the most revered of our Supreme Court justices, but a closer look at his iconic Marbury v Madison reveals Marshall just as political as any man of his day if not more so, and that history has been kind to his legacy. (disclaimer: This is not a book, but rather an essay investigating the reasoning used by Marshall in Marbury, and exposing his biases and flaws that have been almost completely extinguished by history.)...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Professional & Technical, Law, Nonfiction
Size: 11 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The American Civil War WAS About Slavery: A Quick Handbook of Quotes to Reference When Debating Those Who Would Argue Otherwise

by Cody C. Engdahl

Are you tired of having to argue with people who say the American Civil War WASN'T about slavery? Are you ever frustrated that they came prepared to argue, but you didn't? This is a very brief, easily navigated handbook of actual quotes from the people who were directly involved in the conflict. Let the Confederacy speak for themselves. They were very clear about their motives. Don't let the "lost cause" myth muddy our true and important history....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 17 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Big Book of War Propaganda Posters: Volume Three: A Kindle Coffee Table Book

by Douglas DeLong

HUNDREDS OF FASCINATING DIGITALLY ENHANCED POSTERS FROM WW1 AND WW2!(This is the third volume of a three-volume set of war propaganda posters. It features over 200 high-resolution images that have been digitally-enhanced in order to give them maximum impact.)This 3-volume series of propaganda posters is focused on the vast amount of propaganda that was produced for World War One and World War Two, with the First World War representing the first time that governments had produced large-scale organized amounts of propaganda in order to influence public opinion and to encourage certain values and ideas among their populations. The propaganda poster became perhaps the most important and interesting form of propaganda produced by all the governments involved in the two world wars. This series...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
Size: 245 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Targeted Tracks: The Cumberland Valley Railroad in the Civil War, 1861-1865

by Scott L. Mingus

The Civil War was the first conflict in which railroads played a major role. Although much has been written about their role in general, little has been written about specific lines. The Cumberland Valley Railroad, for example, played an important strategic role by connecting Hagerstown, Maryland to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Its location enhanced its importance during some of the Civil War’s most critical campaigns. Despite the line’s significance to the Union war effort, its remarkable story remains little known. The publication of Targeted Tracks: The Cumberland Valley Railroad in the Civil War, 1861-1865, by Scott L. Mingus Sr. and Cooper H. Wingert, rectifies that oversight.Because of its proximity to major cities in the Eastern Theater, the Cumberland Valley Railroad was an entici...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 260 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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American History By The State: Interesting Stories And Random Facts About Texas, California And New York (History of The United States Box Set Book 1)

by Bill O'Neill

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Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games, History, Americas, United States, Education & Reference, Trivia & Fun Facts, Travel
Size: 377 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Gun Wages

by Alan David

Crick Bender’s father never agreed with guns. Crick Bender’s father was a good man. But everything changed when he was shot dead whilst holding an empty shotgun.Crick had his revenge, but it wasn’t enough. He’s on a mission to clean up any town that will pay him and this time that town is Juniper Creek – where Jake Riley and his gang have taken the place over.With no Sheriff around, Juniper Creek is under Riley’s thumb, but when Frank Miller calls Crick in, Riley’s days are soon to be numbered.Living under the alias Tom East, Crick sure picked a bad time to run into an old friend – let alone two of them.Bullets soon see to Shotgun Joe, but it’s another ghost from the past, Adabelle, who might bring more trouble.And then there’s Frank Miller’s daughter, Pearl.Crick fal...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 129 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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There Were No Cats in America: "An American Tail" Enters Trump’s America

by Adam M. DeSimone

Using the 1986 animated film “An American Tail” as a framing device, this work explores the immigrant experience of émigrés who lived in the United States during the Gilded Age. While the film itself celebrates the arrival of the furry, lovable, Mousekewitz family to the U.S., this essay comments on the evolution of U.S. immigration policy from the late 19th to early 21st centuries, with special attention paid to the National Origins Act, the Chinese Exclusion Act, and to President Trump’s 2017 “Muslim bans.” Major push and pull factors associated with immigration are examined as well; a comparison between the socioeconomic conditions of the Gilded Age and modern era follow. In this essay, the author argues that the Trump administration’s views on immigration are similar to t...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 51 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Thomas Paine: A Life from Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Thomas Paine* * *Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The mind of Thomas Paine was gifted to the American Revolution at just the right time. Right when the fervor of the revolutionary spirit was beginning to subside, the pen of Thomas Paine came along and ignited the fires of American liberty once again. Yet decades later, when Paine returned to the American shores that he helped liberate, he was met with a bitter homecoming. Paine had arrived right on the heels of his association with bloody upheavals in revolutionary France and the publication of his unapologetically anti-Christian tracts, which did go over well in an America swept by the Second Great Awakening. Both of these aspects of his intellectual life made him an insufferabl...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 38 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Young Gunfighters: It's What We Do!

by Lowell Zeke Ziemann

Ty and Billy, farm boys, neighbors, and fast friends since they were twelve, worked and played together. They were enamored by famous gunmen of the time, such as Wild Bill Hickok. When they received new Colt pistols for their nineteenth birthdays, they faithful practice and honed their shooting skills.When, by chance, they encountered a Border Ruffian gang of wanted murderers, they killed the most famous Rebel in Kansas. Suddenly they had become celebrities.With reward money they decided to leave the farm. Billy married and became a Deputy in Springfield, Missouri. Ty became a bounty hunter in Wichita, Kansas.The new Bounty Hunter and Deputy survived deadly challenges from wanted outlaws. But when Billy inadvertently killed a young fourteen-year old boy and, with a price on his head, he ...

Genre: History, United States
Size: 63 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Chinatown No More: Taiwan Immigrants in Contemporary New York (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

by Hsiang-Shui Chen

By focusing on the social and cultural life of post-1965 Taiwan immigrants in Queens, New York, this book shifts Chinese American studies from ethnic enclaves to the diverse multiethnic neighborhoods of Flushing and Elmhurst. As Hsiang-shui Chen documents, the political dynamics of these settlements are entirely different from the traditional closed Chinese communities; the immigrants in Queens think of themselves as living in "worldtown," not in a second Chinatown. Drawing on interviews with members of a hundred households, Chen brings out telling aspects of demography, immigration experience, family life, and gender roles, and then turns to vivid, humanistic portraits of three families. Chen also describes the organizational life of the Chinese in Queens with a lively account of the powe...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 296 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Adulting Series: (Two Standalone Novel Set)

by Daniella Brodsky

From the author behind the hit movie Beauty & The Briefcase, this set features two fabulous standalone novels with a connecting thread – women learning to pull up their big girl pants and deal with the sh*t life throws at us, and of course, some deliciously steamy scenes with two very alpha male heroes. Vivian Rising“A super fun read with everything you could want: romance, fortune telling, and a makeover (of the soul)!” - #1 New York Times Bestseller Meg Cabot“. . . powerful stuff and also very funny.” – Sydney Morning Herald “ . . . you’ll be cheering her on as she loosens her tight grip on the past and embraces a life on her own two feet.” – Women’s Weekly .“If you read one book, make it VIVIAN RISING by Daniella Brodsky.” - SHAPE Magazine“ . . . poignantly...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Genre Fiction, Family Life
Size: 701 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Hand of a Merciful God

by David Ballenger

150 years after the Civil War, stories and tales survive. Libraries are filled with historical documents, manuscripts and photographic images that cover all aspects of the American Civil War. There are thousands of history books and documentaries giving us facts that have been recorded but countless stories have never been recorded—personal stories of men who fought and died, stories of men who survived. We don’t know all of their stories; we don’t know the whole story. Yet this is our history and these are our ancestors. To truly understand what drove these men to look into the face of death on a daily basis we must listen to them. But, the time is far past where we could speak to those who knew the truth, who experienced the war. Now we only have the stories from our ancestors as ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 161 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Saints & Scoundrels: Eighteen, True, Short Stories of Colorful Characters of Grand Canyon National Park

by Julie McDonald

While training to be a Grand Canyon tour guide, I heard so many great stories I had never heard before! This quick, one hour read, has over a dozen fun stories about the colorful characters who have spent as little as a few weeks or as long as 70 years at Grand Canyon. Some are historic, dating back to the 1800's and some are more recent. The stories are both educational and entertaining! An excellent read for children and teens as well....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Travel, Food & Lodging
Size: 82 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WWI

by Melina Druga

In our 24/7 news cycle, it is difficult to imagine a time when news reports were often days old, when stories weren’t necessarily confirmed and when colorful language permeated articles. During World War 1, that’s exactly how newspapers in Canada and the United States reported events locally and aboard.A Tale of Two Nations focuses on the start of the war and key events from 1915-1918. It examines events not through the lens of hindsight and analysis but as they occurred.In A Tale of Two Nations, you’ll read about:•1914: War begins in Europe•1915: The Second Battle of Ypres and sinking of the Lusitania•1916: The Battle of the Somme and the U.S. presidential election•1917: The Battle of Vimy Ridge and the United States enters the war•1918: The war ends and the Spanish...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 149 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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American Heroes: That History Forgot

by Charles Ray

American history as taught in most of our public schools, and popular media representations of our history, often omit or minimize the roles played by women and people of color. In this short volume, the reader is introduced to people whose contributions were significant, and should be remembered and honored....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 107 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Witchcraft in the United States: The History of Witches, Practices, and Persecution in America

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts of trials*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Since man cannot live without miracles, he will provide himself with miracles of his own making. He will believe in witchcraft and sorcery, even though he may otherwise be a heretic, an atheist, and a rebel.” - – Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers KaramazovWhen people hear the word “witchcraft,” certain images come to mind. American history buffs will immediately think of Salem, where hysteria in the 17th century led to notorious trials that continue to be the source of several historical studies, with scholars analyzing things from every direction. Was it a religious fervor? Was it a land grab? Was there fungus in the grain? Over...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 91 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Star-Crossed: A Quantitative Reassessment of the Relative Combat Performance of the Army of Tennessee Compared to the Army of Northern Virginia

by Michael R. Brasher

Everyone KNOWS the Army of Northern Virginia was a "winner" and its sister army, the Army of Tennessee was a "loser," right?In his book, Two Great Rebel Armies: An Essay in Confederate Military History, Richard M. McMurry draws the somewhat controversial conclusion that Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia was not only the better led army, but that the composition of Lee's army indeed made it the better army, when compared with its Western sister, the Army of Tennessee.While few historians would beg to differ with the first conclusion - the likes of Bragg, Polk, Hardee and Hood simply do not compare with the leadership offered by Lee, Jackson and Longstreet - historians have generally not cared to examine the potential for a more fundamental reason for the success of the one army, and the fai...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: 72 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Outlaws: A Western Adventure (marshal jack black Book 5)

by Ash Lingam

Marshal One-Eyed Jack Black is urgently called to Apache Pass, Arizona between Dos Cabezas and the Chiricahua Mountains to order a wagon train to turn back to avoid an impending hostile attack. Will the marshal get there in time? Jack's best friend is named U.S. deputy marshal but things go wrong on the first day, and a serious crime is committed. Will the new deputy solve the mystery without the help of Marshal Black?Zebadiah Wretchly was a wicked man who used slaves to work his turquoise mines. But exactly who are these forced laborer?And is it true that Jack's and Gloria's relationship has taken a severe turn and what will Jack do about it?Read OUTLAWS, Marshal Jack Black Series #5 and find out what really happens in this latest novel from Ash Lingam....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Romance
Size: 270 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Miss Eda, My Dearest Friend: The Love Story of Henry Johnson Spicer and Eda Lucinda Ferguson

by Renee Moore Frost Great-Great Grand Daughter

In 1942 the 1800's Ferguson home burned to the ground with the only item being saved was a trunk of precious letters from loved ones. These letters have been preserved and now transcribed to relive the life and times before, during and after the cruel war known as the Civil War of 1861-1865. As I assembled the letters in date order, I found the many families of Wilkes County, North Carolina interacting with my Ferguson-Spicer family. These families shared their faith in God, the tragedy of war and the love of the Blue Ridge Mountains."For the Blood of the Southern men flashes through their veins & declares they will die in defense of the Southern Rites."Thomas L Ferguson July 27, 1861"Genl Jackson leading we flanked them on their right when the fight commenced it was a fox chase till...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Brigham Tea Magazine

by Julie Worthington

Western life, history, culture, people, places, and the rest of the story......

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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