Parson Brownlow

A Mathew Brady photo of radical preacher, newspaper editor/publisher and politician Parson Brownlow, either as governor of Tennessee, 1865-69 or U.S. Senator 1869-75. He got his parson title as a Methodist circuit rider in the 1820s. He plays a minor role in the novel, as do his wife Elisa and daughter Susan, as friends of the widow Ellis.

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About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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