A group of ‘boys’ give Cornwallis’ troops a rough time in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, as they rally to defend their families and homes. 25000 words.
Written by Reverend E. P. (Edward Payson) Roe (1838-1888) in 1886.
Also includes a short story, “A Christmas-Eve Suit.” Hedley Marstern is a would-be lawyer actively selecting a future wife, who has decidedly narrowed his selection to be either Carrie Mitchell or Lottie Waldo. 5900 words.