Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War Setting & Symbolism

Donald McCaig
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The Works Progress Administration

The organization the "girl" works for and that is sponsoring the project to document the memories of slavery days.

Stratford Plantation

The plantation owned by Samuel Gatwood where Duncan grew up.

Virginia

Where Stratford Plantation is located.

Virginia Military Institute

Where Duncan is sent after Samuel discovers his affair with Maggie.

The State Penitentiary at Richmond

Where Sallie and Alexander are to serve their five years in prison for their conviction as abolitionists.

McDowell

The site of the battle where Duncan is wounded.

Wilson's Hotel

The establishment that is taken over as a hospital where Duncan is taken after being wounded at McDowell.

Richmond, Virginia

Where Sallie works in the military hospital under the supervision of Cousin Molly.

Memphis, Tennessee

Where Maggie is living in a house of prostitution when she again meets Silas Omohundru.

Camp Winder Hospital

Where Duncan is taken to recover...

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