Spoon River Anthology - William H. Herndon-Alphonso Churchill Summary & Analysis

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William H. Herndon-Alphonso Churchill Summary

In the chapter the reader meets William H. Herndon, who saw in his memory figures of the past; Rebecca Wasson, who with her husband John gave her republic all her strength and love; Rutherford McDowell, who enlarged ambrotypes of pioneers; Hannah Armstrong, who got President Lincoln to discharge her boy from the Army for "old times' sake"; Lucina Matlock, who lived to age ninety six and had the strength to love Life; Davis Matlock, who was married to Lucinda and saw human life in the activity of a bee hive; Herman Altman, who wanted no monument built to him lest his memory be used in some perverted fashion; Jennie McGrew, who had second sight; Columbus Cheney, who proposed planting weeping willows for the souls of children as yet unborn; Wallace Ferguson, found eternity in Geneva looking up...

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