The title character of this haunting historical novel is Carrie McGavock, whose farmhouse was commandeered as a Confederate field hospital before the tragic battle at Franklin, Tennessee, in November 1864. That day, 9,000 soldiers perished.
Homage to Catalonia: Orwell's Personal Story of the Spanish Civil War & The Communist Betrayal by George Orwell. "Orwell’s gripping account of his time in the Spanish Civil War, told with his trademark journalist’s wink, is one of his best. Unflinching and honest, Orwell approaches his experience without agenda, recording things as he sees them...: University Library / DP 269.9 O7 1955