Be Ever Hopeful, Hannalee Summary
Patricia Beatty

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Be Ever Hopeful, Hannalee Summary

Be Ever Hopeful, Hannalee, the sequel to Turn Homeward, Hannalee, follows the Reed family as they move from Roswell, Georgia to Atlanta after their home was burned down by Union soldiers. Hannalee's older brother Davey, who served in the Roswell Guards of the Confederate Army, has returned home after the end of the Civil War.

Near the end of the war he had been wounded in the left arm and was captured by Union troops. He speaks well of the Union doctors who treated him, saying they strove as hard to save Confederate soldiers as Union ones, but his arm was infected and they had to amputate it just above the elbow. He was a carpenter at the Roswell cotton mill before the war, so he hopes to find work in the rebuilding of Atlanta, much of which had been burned down during the war. He takes his...

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