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Order Number 11

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Order Number 11 by Caroline Abbott Stanley is a captivating and emotional read that delves into the harsh realities of the American Civil War. The story focuses on a young woman named Sarah who is caught in the midst of the conflict and faces unimaginable challenges as she tries to navigate her way through the chaos and destruction.

Stanley does a fantastic job of bringing the setting to life, painting a vivid picture of the devastation and turmoil that the characters are forced to endure. The author's attention to detail and immersive storytelling really make the reader feel like they are right there alongside Sarah, experiencing every heart-wrenching moment with her.

One of the strengths of this book is the depth of the characters and their relationships. Sarah is a strong and resilient protagonist who is easy to root for, and her bond with her fellow survivors adds an extra layer of emotional depth to the story. The supporting cast of characters are also well-developed and bring a sense of community and camaraderie to the narrative.

Overall, Order Number 11 is a powerful and moving tale that sheds light on a lesser-known aspect of the Civil War. Stanley's writing is engaging and heartfelt, making this a must-read for fans of historical fiction and wartime dramas. This book will stay with you long after you've turned the last page.

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General Order No. 11 has been issued by Union General Thomas Ewing in 1863. The goal was to deprive pro-Confederates in western Missouri of power and resources. The consequences are far reaching, still affecting the four counties until this very day. The novel, Order No. 11, A Tale Of The Border, tells about the order through the eyes of people who, with little choice, had to leave behind everything they knew. The book was a regional best seller. But the order is little known today. So here is a link to more information, just in case you want to learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Order_No._11_ - Summary by Stav Nisser and Wikipedia. Proof-listened by DrPGould, Forbes, and aniroo


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