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A Refugee at Hanover Tavern - a book by The Hanover Tavern Foundation

A Refugee at Hanover Tavern

The Civil War Diary of Margaret Wight

A Refugee at Hanover Tavern( )
Author: The Hanover Tavern Foundation,
Introduction by: Jefferson, Alphine
Foreword by: Krick, Robert E. L.
Editor: Talley, Dale Paige
Haas, Shirley A.
Series title:Civil War Ser.
ISBN:978-1-62619-045-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

The Hanover Tavern outside Richmond was a place of refuge during the Civil War. Life at the Tavern was not always safe as residents weathered frequent Union cavalry raids on nearby railroads, bridges and farms. Margaret Copland Brown Wight and some of her family braved the war at the Tavern from 1862 until 1865 in the company of a small community of refugees. She kept a diary to document each hardship and every blessing--a day of rain after weeks of drought, news of her sons fighting...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.82 Pounds

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