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Jeffery, Mrs. "A Chance of War"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.149 Author/Creator: Jeffery, Mrs. Place Written: [Virginia] Type: Autograph manuscript Date: no date Pagination: 4 p. ; 30 x 19 cm. Order a Copy

Short story re: "a romance connected with the Master" that takes place during the Civil War "...at the time our [Federal] troops were endeavouring to surround Stonewall Jackson and prevent his falling back towards Richmond."

Possibly written by Mary Frances Jeffery (fl. 1890-1896).

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