My Brother Sam Is Dead - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

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Epilogue Summary

Tim writes this story in 1826, fifty years after the start of the war and forty-seven years after the death of his brother. Although Tim has had a happy life, he believes it is nearly over. When the war finally ends, three years after Sam's death, Tim and Mother leave Redding. Immediately after Sam's death, Tim is not able to do much. Eventually he begins to plan for the future. He studies calculating and surveying with Mr. Heron, and then he and Mother sell the tavern and move to Pennsylvania. They open a new tavern, and Tim buys and sells land. Eventually, he buys a mill, marries and has children, then grandchildren. He is pleased that he can now enjoy his children and grandchildren in peace. His mother has always remained sad over Sam's death, but even in her old age she is able...

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