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The story of Soldier's Retreat : a memoir.

Author: Charles Anderson
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This typed copy comes from a handwritten reminiscence; part of a manuscript which was apparently intended to be a memoir of Robert Anderson. It contains an account of Colonel Richard Clough Anderson's service in the Revolutionary War; his removal to Kentucky in 1784, and a description of his house, Soldier's Retreat; some details concerning Anderson's son's education; Colonel Anderson's method of administering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Named Person: Larz Anderson; Richard C Anderson; Robert Anderson; Henry Clay; Andrew Jackson; Humphrey Marshall; James Monroe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Anderson
OCLC Number: 153291623
Notes: This pamplet, based on the original manuscript, is not available for photocopying.
Description: 117 pages (typed) ; 28 cm

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This typed copy comes from a handwritten reminiscence; part of a manuscript which was apparently intended to be a memoir of Robert Anderson. It contains an account of Colonel Richard Clough Anderson's service in the Revolutionary War; his removal to Kentucky in 1784, and a description of his house, Soldier's Retreat; some details concerning Anderson's son's education; Colonel Anderson's method of administering justice to his sons and slaves; visits of James Monroe and Andrew Jackson to Soldier's Retreat; recollections of Larz and Robert Anderson; Sunday school; the bad aspects of slavery and his opposition to it; Negro entertainment and ghost stories; hunting in Kentucky; the duel between Henry Clay and Humphrey Marshall; description of the manner in which the boys acquired their nicknames; and other details of daily life.

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