The Silent Shore of Memory by John C. Kerr

By John C. Kerr

The Silent Shore of Memory chronicles the lifetime of James Barnhill from his days as a tender accomplice soldier in the course of the trials of Reconstruction in his local Texas and his later occupation as a legal professional and judge.

After being seriously wounded at Gettysburg and an extended restoration in North Carolina, James Barnhill returns to Texas the place he battles common corruption and vigilante violence through the turmoil of Reconstruction.

even supposing he endures tragedy in his own lifestyles, Barnhill turns into a revered legal professional who defends an African American guy accused of rape and represents a titan of the Texas lumber in a precedent-setting disagreement with a railroad monopoly managed through Wall highway financiers.

Steeped within the background of the South, The Silent Shore of Memory explores the nuances of perspectives on slavery and the dissolution of the Union, the complexity of race family and race politics through the thirty years following the Civil conflict, and the robust bonds of familial love and friendship.

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The Silent Shore of Memory

The Silent Shore of reminiscence chronicles the lifetime of James Barnhill from his days as a tender accomplice soldier during the trials of Reconstruction in his local Texas and his later profession as a legal professional and decide. After being significantly wounded at Gettysburg and a protracted healing in North Carolina, James Barnhill returns to Texas the place he battles common corruption and vigilante violence throughout the turmoil of Reconstruction.

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