Across Five Aprils - Study Guide Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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County-wide help come to the Creightons throughout the spring and summer of 1862. They pitch in by sending a son or father to help a day or two a week during the planting and growing seasons. Neighbors also are able to collect enough pieces for the Creightons to have a harness, wagon, grain and hay to get them through the 1862 season.

Dan Lawrence is wounded in the war and returns home, bringing news to the Creighton family. Through Dan's accounting of the battle of Pittsburgh Landing, we learn of Tom's death the previous April. The family bible is brought off the shelf and the ceremonious task of entering of the date of his death is given to Jenny and Jethro. As they review the names and dates already entered, we learn of the reasons for the other family deaths.

The County soon tires of Guy Wortman's antics of...

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