John Brown Gordon
the river in a home commandeered for use as a Rebel hospital, a doctor
warned the five-times-wounded Colonel John Brown Gordon that the Missus
had come all the way up from Georgia. She waited in the next room insisting
that she would be delayed not a moment longer. Gordon rose from the
bed, his leg splinted, his arm slung and his face covered with a blood-soaked
bandage which left all but the eyes to the horrors of the imagination.
my dear,” he said, “You’ve found him. You’ve found your handsome husband
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