Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Donald McCaig
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Chapter Abstracts

* A young woman travels the countryside in search of those who remember the days of slavery.

* The young woman hears several people talking about the storm known as Cox's Snow.

* The young woman meets up with a woman named Miss Marguerite, who begins telling her story.

* Miss Marguerite begins telling about Cox's Snow at Stratford Plantation in Virginia on January 22, 1857.

* Miss Marguerite was known as Midge in those days.

* Uther Botkin is a poor sixty-five-year-old man who has property bordering the Stratford Plantation left to him by a relative.

* Uther Botkin is married to Martha, who is unhealthy.

* Uther and Martha Botkin have a slave "boy" named Jesse.

* Martha Botkin gives birth to a daughter, Sallie, and dies six months later.

* Samuel Gatewood, owner of Stratford Plantation, sends Opal to help at Uther's farm.

* Duncan Gatewood is away from home when the...

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