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Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War
Donald McCaig

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Plot Summary................................................................................................................1 Part I: Chapters One through Seven ...........................................................................3 Part I: Chapters Eight through Thirteen...................................................................8 Part II: Chapters Fourteen through Twenty-Seven................................................11 Part III: Chapters Twenty-Eight through Thirty-Six.............................................16 Part III: Chapters Thirty-Seven through Forty-Three...........................................21 Part IV: Chapters Forty-Four through Fifty-Three ................................................25 Part IV: Chapters Fifty-Four through Fifty-Eight..................................................29 Part IV: Chapters Fifty-Nine through Seventy........................................................33 Characters ....................................................................................................................36 Duncan Gatewood..............................................................................................36 Maggie, Midge or Marguerite .............................................................................36 Sallie Botkin Kirkpatrick....................................................................................37 Alexander Kirkpatrick........................................................................................37 Uther Botkin.......................................................................................................38 Leona Gatewood Byrd........................................................................................38 Catesby Byrd......................................................................................................38 Samuel Gatewood...............................................................................................38 Jesse Burns...
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