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1908 — A Farmer From Virginia

by Susan Marie Brown, © 2014

Seattle, Washington

He never meant to be a soldier. He meant to be a doctor, a physician. But he turned out to be a farmer, a man who found joy in raising children and crops, a man whose career was all about bringing things to life. When the Governor named him General of the Shenandoah militia it wasn’t a gift, but a curse.