Four and a half years
Six and a half years
She died when her wagon turned over.
She was shot.
She died of disease.
She did not die, she ran away.
He thinks Jenny is too young.
He thinks Shadrach is too young.
He does not believe they really love each other.
He dislikes Shadrach.
He escorts Jethro home and staves off an ambush.
He apologizes for his son's behavior.
He supports Bill's decision to fight for the South.
He gives the Creightons a horse.
They are angry because Bill is fighting with the South.
They do not like Mr. Burdow.
They think the Creightons are harboring deserters.
These are random acts of violence.
He writes President Lincoln and asks for advice.
He tells his parents.
He tells the government.
He ignores Eb so he does not get in trouble.
They left the South in desolation.
They let the Union troops down.
They did not treat their soldiers well.
They lost a crucial battle.
To see Shadrach
To try and find Bill
To meet the President
To see the city
He has a heart attack.
He has a bad leg.
He has terrible headaches.
He has arthritis.
He works in the fields
He takes care of his nephews
He gets newspapers in town
He looks after Matt
He does not want to burden them with the problem.
He thinks they will turn Eb in.
He thinks his parents will be angry with Eb.
He thinks they will be angry with him for feeding Eb.
Ulysses S. Grant
The Southern states
That he did not fire the bullet that killed Tom
That he loves them
That he is doing okay
That he regrets fighting for the South
He moves in with Jenny and Shad to continue his studies.
He works at the paper for Ross Milton.
He continues working the fields at home.
He tries to become involved in politics.