Ewen Cameron And Others In Lochaber, Canada
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Fiction adds color and insight to genealogical research. Non-fiction helps with the facts! And reading as a hobby is just pure enjoyment.
Sword combat between Lieutenants Lee and Sumpter.... .
"I got to thinking how, a year ago almost exactly, I'd been at the Sycamore Shoals for the treaty-making."
"Kennedy's...second and most successful novel, Horse-Shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendancy (1835), is an historical romance set during the American Revolution."
"...Horse-Shoe Robinson, a work of historical fiction, depicts the severity of southern colonial life at the end of the American Revolution. The novel follows the travels of Major Arthur Butler and Sergeant Galbraith "Horse-Shoe" Robinson as they head south from Virginia to help the Continental Army's General Clark reclaim military outposts at Ninety-Six and Augusta."
"Adair, a former friend to Robinson and the Continental Cause, had recently been bribed by Tories to deliver his friend and Butler into their possession. Although Adair's niece, Mary Musgrove, hears of the plotted ambush and tries to warn Butler in his sleep, the two men find themselves the captives of several Tory ruffians the next day."