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The Burial Of The Guns

By: Thomas Nelson Page
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Th? Burial of th? Guns" is a poignant and ?vocativ? short story writt?n by th? acclaim?d Am?rican author Thomas N?lson Pag?.Publish?d in th? lat? 19th c?ntury, this narrativ? is s?t against th? backdrop of th? Am?rican Civil War and b?autifully captur?s th? ?nduring spirit of th? South in th? aft?rmath of d?f?at. Th? story r?volv?s around a group of Conf?d?rat? soldi?rs who, following th?ir surr?nd?r, fac? th? difficult d?cision of what to do with th?ir b?lov?d artill?ry pi?c?s. Th?s? guns, which had b??n instrum?ntal in th?ir wartim? ?fforts, hold profound s?ntim?ntal valu? to th? m?n. Th?y grappl? with th? id?a of pr?s?rving th?ir m?mory by burying th? guns rath?r than allowing th?m to b? tak?n by th? victorious Union forc?s. Thomas N?lson Pag?'s writing is charact?riz?d by its rich and vivid d?scriptions, as w?ll as its ?xploration of th? compl?x ?motions of th? charact?rs. Through his storyt?lling, Pag? d?lv?s into th?m?s of honor, r?sili?nc?, and th? indomitabl? spirit of th? South?rn p?opl? in th? fac? of d?f?at. "Th? Burial of th? Guns" is a moving portrayal of th? post-Civil War South, off?ring r?ad?rs a glimps? into th? profound s?ns? of loss and nostalgia ?xp?ri?nc?d by thos? who had fought in th? conflict.

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Thomas Nelson Page

Thomas Nelson Page (April 23, 1853 – November 1, 1922) was a lawyer, politician, and writer from the United States. During World War I, he served as the United States' ambassador to Italy from 1913 until 1919, under President Woodrow Wilson's administration. Page popularized Plantation tradition literature, which was utilized to spread the Lost Cause concept throughout the New South, in his writing. Page first drew national recognition with his story "Marse Chan," which appeared in Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. The Burial of the Guns and in Ole Virginia are two of Page's most noteworthy pieces. Page was born on one of the Nelson family's properties in Oakland, Virginia, near the community of Beaverdam. He was the son of plantation owner and lawyer John Page and Elizabeth Burwell (Nelson). He was a descendant of the prestigious Nelson and Page families, both of whom were First Families of Virginia. Despite coming from a wealthy family, his parents and relatives were generally penniless throughout Reconstruction and his adolescent years after the American Civil War, which began when he was just 8 years old.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 116Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359325546
  • ISBN-13:9789359325545
  • Item Weight: 174g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.82mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Criticism / Short Stories