This is a story about a 12 year old boy growing up on the family homestead on the banks of the Osage River near the Missouri-Kansas border in the period at the start of the American Civil War. It details the everyday events in the life of his family until their idyllic world is devastated when the town of Osceola is pillaged and burned by Kansas Jayhawkers. In the weeks that follow the family struggles for survival and finally flee for safety further north. The young boy then enlists in the Union Army from a misguided quest ...

Osceola 2010, Authorhouse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781452093918

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Osceola 2010, Authorhouse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781452093925

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