The Widow of the South – Robert Hicks 2005


First edition, inscribed by the Author Robert Hicks on the title page. Bound in quarter brown board. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.

Based on a true story, this debut Civil War novel follows a Southern plantation woman’s journey of transforming her home into a hospital for the war.

This debut novel is based on the true story of Carrie McGavock. During the Civil War’s Battle of Franklin, a five-hour bloodbath with 9,200 casualties, McGavock’s home was turned into a field hospital where four generals died. For 40 years she tended the private cemetery on her property where more than 1,000 were laid to rest.

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