Item description for The Rebel from Shepherd Mountain by Evault Boswell...
The Rebel from Shepherd Mountain is a novel that entwines the lives of the historical character, Sam Hildebrand, a Missouri Bushwhacker during the Civil War, with the life of Aaron Bloom, a fictional character. Sam is cast from his home and his brothers are killed by vigilantes and vows to fight for the Confederacy. Aaron's father is killed and the teenage boy is disfigured and crippled by a Federal officer. Aaron also vows vengeance and joins the Bushwhackers led be Sam. Aaron's hate is turned to love when he finds Christ through the efforts of a young lady named Mary Lee. She and Aaron plan to marry but in one last raid, he sacrifices his life to save the very man he had vowed to kill. All historical events are carefully documented, including real life characters such as Federal U.S. Grant, General Sterling Price, and Jeff Thompson. The book is true to the actual events, including dates, the terrain, and weather.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2000
Publisher Authors Choice Press
ISBN 0595138314 ISBN13 9780595138319
Availability 80 units. Availability accurate as of Apr 29, 2017 03:29.
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More About Evault Boswell
Boswell spent 18 years in the retail business, then became the manager of Zephyr Baptist Encampment near Corpus Christi, Texas and remained there until his retirement.
Evault Boswell currently resides in the state of Texas. Evault Boswell was born in 1928.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Rebel from Shepherd Mountain?
A great account of the bushwhacker war in Missouri Jun 30, 2001
This book gives a vivid account of the terrible fighting that took place in Missouri during the Civil War. A time when families were devided and friends fought against each other. The story of Sam Hildebrand recounts his life during that time and is true to the historical accounts. The young man Aaron's search for the meaning of life is the heart of the story as he learns that love is stronger than hate.
Inspiring reading! Jun 19, 2001
The story of a young man's search for God is realized when he learns that love is more powerful than hate. This book also gives vivid evidence of the horrible treatment that was inflicted on Southern sympathizers in Missouri during the Civil War. The book contains valuable insight into the suffering of civilians at the hands of Federal troops.