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by James Battle Avirett
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James Battle Avirett was an Episcopalian priest, writer, and Confederate chaplain from North Carolina. In 1862 Dr. Avirett married Mary, daughter of Philip Williams. Upon Avirett’s death, he was said to have been the longest living Confederate chaplain. At the close of the war, he established at Winchester the Dunbar Female Institute, which became widely known in that section. Later he returned to the ministry and went to Maryland in 1870 as a missionary under Bishop William Pinkney.
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James Battle Avirett. This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.
The Old Plantation book. James Battle Avirett was raised in Orange County, his father being one of the most wealthy in that region. He has in this work faithfully and interestingly shown the light and shadows of life on a large plantation, stocked with slaves, under the wise control of a high minded, conscientious overseer. It is an excellent antidote to the poison fastened in the mind by Mrs. Stowe's pen portrait of Legare and his iniquities. Author of "Ashby and His Compeers," "Who Was the Traitor?" etc. F. tennyson neely co. new york, chicago, london. This volume is gratefully and affectionately dedicated to the memory of the old planter and his wife - the only real slaves on the old plantation of many overgrown children, servants on the estate, from 1817 to 1865 - the father and mother of the author. Page v. INTRODUCTION. ACTION and reaction - ebb and flow - seem to be the rule of life in its varied manifestations.
The Old Plantation: How We Lived in Great House and Cabin before the War by Confederate chaplain and planter James Battle Avirett. An individual who owned a plantation was known as a planter. Historians of the antebellum South have generally defined "planter" most precisely as a person owning property (real estate) and 20 or more slaves. The wealthiest planters, such as the Virginia elite with plantations near the James River, owned more land and slaves than other farmers
Avirett, James Battle.
Avirett, James Battle. Subject: North Carolina - Social life and customs - 19th century. Subject: Plantation life - North Carolina. Subject: Plantation life - Southern States - History - 19th century. Subject: Slaves - North Carolina.
House And Cabin Before The War, by James Battle Avirett (1901). Nastiest historical object in our house.
1) My maternal grandmother, in 1903, received a signed copy of The Old Plantation, How We Lived In Great House And Cabin Before The War, by James Battle Avirett (1901). 2) this volume is gratefully and affectionately dedicated to the memory of the old planter and his wife - the only real slaves on the old plantation of many overgrown children, servants of the estate, from 1817 to 1865 - the father and mother of the author. 5 ответов 4 ретвитов 56 отметок Нравится.
James Battle Avirett was born on March 12, 1835 in Richlands, North Carolina Avirett published The Old Plantation: How We Lived in Great House and Cabin before the War in 1901
James Battle Avirett was born on March 12, 1835 in Richlands, North Carolina. On his paternal side, he was of German-Huguenot descent. His father, John Alfred Alvirett, was a large planter and sherriff of Onslow County, North Carolina Avirett attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1850 to 1852 Career. Avirett published The Old Plantation: How We Lived in Great House and Cabin before the War in 1901. He had been encouraged to write about plantation life by Senator Zebulon Baird Vance.
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