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  • Barbara Greenbush

    Carrie McGavock of Carnton Plantation. The Widow of the South. This is a good book to read.

  • Beckaroo

    Carrie McGavock, "The Widow of the South" Mistress of the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, TN during the Civil War

  • Kristina Stover McIlroy

    ive actually read this book twice.. been to the plantation, and seen the painting in Tennessee state museum

  • Donna Fling
    Donna Fling • 2 years ago

    I read the book and thought it was a very real though dark depiction of a difficult time...it's not for everyone. I didn't realize the plantation wasstill standing.

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