Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Topics for Discussion

Allan Gurganus
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How did Captain Marsden begin telling the war stories that he became so famous for?

What is the story of Simon Utt's watch? Why did Will feel he had to tell the Utts the truth?

How did Sherman's troops change Lady Marsden's life?

Why did Will want to make a trip to the Civil War sites? Why did he want Lucy to come with? What effect did the trip have on Will?

Will often tells stories of how he walked home from Appomattox. Once, while listening, Lucy wonders if he would ever arrive home. What does she mean by this?

How did Ned become blind? What effect did this have on Lucy's marriage? What did she do?

In what ways was Lucy fighting a war throughout her married life? Why? How did the war end for Lucy and when?

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