The North Carolina Booklet; Great Events in North Carolina History Volume 7

The North Carolina Booklet; Great Events in North Carolina History Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... played by North Carolina men in the Civil War is commemorated. Miss Gee is a native of that State and her poem is evidently inspired by a deep and abiding love for it. Her father fought in the Confederate army and her uncle, Major Sterling Gee, lost his life before Richmond. It is natural that she should write with feeling. She sings of the 'hundred thousand men and twenty thousand beardless boys' that Carolina sent forth to the fray, and her verse rings with exultant pride to be followed by a note of mourning. 'Mater Mea Carolina' is true poetry and whenever Miss Gee's subject inspires her as in this, her verse rises to real excellence. Elsewhere she needs the diligent practice in the technicalities of her art. But the thought is always sweet, and wholesome and winning." Since she has given up clerical work she will overcome the slight faults in her verse and no doubt will win laurels fitting for a victor' s crown. Miss Gee is secretary to the Genealogical Mss. Company, 150 West Forty-sixth Street, New York, and is the inventor of the Medallion Genealogical Register which has been patented both in America and Europe. GENEALOGY OF GEE FAMILY. Pattie Williams Gee is the daughter of Dr. Charles James Gee and Tempie Williams (Austin) Gee his wife, of Halifax County, N. C. Dr. Gee was educated at the University of Virginia, was a graduate of Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and member of the Secession Convention of 1861. Served as surgeon in the Army of Northern Virginia of First North Carolina State troops. Miss Gee is a granddaughter of Sterling Harwell Gee and _ Mary Temperance (Williams) his wife. She is a great granddaughter of Nevil Gee and wife Elizabeth (Harwell) Gee, and she is...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832582
  • 9781236832580