By Marilyn Mayer Culpepper
A lonely widow with little ones, Sally Randle Perry is suffering to get her lifestyles again jointly, following the demise of her husband within the struggle. Virginia Caroline Smith Aiken, a spouse and mom, born into affluence and safety, struggles to emerge from the monetary and mental difficulties of the postwar global. Susan Darden, additionally a spouse and mom, information the uncertainties and frustrations of her lifestyles in Fayette, Mississippi. Jo Gillis tells the sorrowful story of a tender mom straining to deal with the depressed situations enveloping so much ministers within the aftermath of the warfare. because the spouse of a Methodist Episcopal minister within the Alabama convention she sacrifices herself into an early grave in an try to additional her husband’s occupation. lack of ability to assemble a debt thrice that of the $10,000 debt her father owed introduced Anna Clayton Logan, her 11 brothers and sisters, and her mom and dad face-to-face with starvation.
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