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Burn the Town and Sack the Banks Confederates Attack Vermont! by Cathryn J. Prince

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Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - State & Local - New England,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • Military - United States,
  • Campaigns,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Raid, 1864,
  • Saint Albans (Vt.),
  • United States,
  • Vermont

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8141596M
ISBN 100786717513
ISBN 109780786717514

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That's why I find Cathryn Prince's Burn the town and Sack the Banks! so frustrating. Prince sets out to tell a story that needs to be told, because we tend to over-romanticize the American Civil War. Her tale is about the late Confederate raid on St. Albans, Vermont, which was part of a larger rebel plan to conduct guerilla warfare in the northwestern states.4/5(6).   The Town will pull you in to it's horror from the very beginning. McGuane was a very creepy place to live with a very horrific past. McGuane was a very creepy place to live with a very horrific past. Small towns always make for good scary books & movies/5. NW Main St., Banks, OR Phone: () Fax: () Emergency: Barnes & Noble’s online bookstore for books, NOOK ebooks & magazines. Shop music, movies, toys & games, too. Receive free shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.

  Ashford, Vermont was once a booming industrial town. Now, riddled with shells of abandoned mills and factories, it has been nicknamed "Burn Town." Eva Sandeski, now known as Necco, was once part of a typical family. That was all destroyed when her father, a respected professor, drowned in a flood. The Banks of the Sacramento by Jack London. It was only a little boy, singing in a shrill treble the sea chantey which seamen sing the wide world over when they man the capstan bars and break the anchors out for "Frisco" port. It was only a little boy who had never seen the sea, but two hundred feet beneath him rolled the Sacramento/ The Town seemed to revolve around Sayward's last child, Chancey, who seemed to have an obnoxious teenager's mentality/personality his entire life. As in all the books, the action seems to move in spurts, sometimes giving great detail and then referring back to things that have happened off-stage (things I would have liked to hear more about /5. Burn the town and sack the banks!: Confederates attack Vermont!. [Cathryn J Prince] -- "In the first book to explore the St. Albans raid in depth, Prince examines its place in Civil War history, and the change it wrought on the psyche of those living in the North.

Robert Burns's poem, The Banks O' Doon, commemorates the river Doon (nothing directly to do with the word dune, please, though there is a subtle etymological connection), known in Scots Gaelic as Abhainn Dhùin, which flows from Loch Doon to the Firth of Clyde in Ayrshire. A keen student of Scots ballads and fiddle tunes, he set the poem. Under different pennames, she wrote over 40 novels, 20 novellas y some non-fiction books in a wide range of genres and. She mysteriously shape-shifts between the genres of romance, women's fiction, crime/suspense thrillers, and paranormal lore. She wrote as Leslie Esdaile, Leslie E. Banks, Leslie Banks, Leslie Esdaile Banks and L. A. Banks. John Banks is the author of Doorway to Darkness ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 1 review, published ), Connecticut Yankees at Antietam ( avg rating /5. Plot. The Town, the third novel in Conrad Richter’s Awakening Land trilogy, continues the story of frontier woman Sayward (née Luckett) Wheeler and her family. At pages, the book is considerably longer than the other books of the trilogy. The focus of this final book is on the dramatic changes to the town and region with rapid development and : Conrad Richter.