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Confederado: A Novel of the Americas
by Casey Howard Clabough (Goodreads Author)
Alvis Stevens has a price on his head. The death of one abusive federal occupation soldier in the wake of the Civil War weighs more heavily upon him than all of the men he killed during the conflict as a member of Mosby's Rangers. The devastation visited upon the South already has forced some of its citizens to seek new lives abroad; among them, Lavinia, the prewar love Al ...more
Paperback, Large Print, 276 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by Ingalls Publishing Group, Inc
(first published June 25th 2012)
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Confederado is a fictionalized account of a historical actual. Few people know about the "Confederados" -- those thousands of disgruntled Southerners who immigrated to Brazil after the U.S. Civil War to escape the oppressive control of the Union Army of Occupation. “The Brazilian Emperor knew Southerners possessed advanced agricultural knowledge,” says Casey Clabough. “Free land-grants were advertised in Southern newspapers, even here in Richmond, and a number of hard-pressed Southern families a ...more
Casey Clabough is the author of the novel _Confederado_, the travel memoir _The Warrior's Path: Reflections Along an Ancient Route_ and its sequel _The End of the Mountains_, a biography of southern writer George Garrett,five scholarly books on southern and Appalachian literature, an edited collection of women's Civil War writing, and a creative writing textbook. Clabough serves as series editor f ...moreMore about Casey Howard Clabough...