Jennie Wade and the Gettysburg Affair

A Novel of Historical Fiction

by Jon Howard Hall



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/19/2024

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 186
ISBN : 9781663259783
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 186
ISBN : 9781663259790

About the Book

On the morning of 3 July 1863, Jennie Wade never realized that her life was about to end in a matter of seconds. She was shot and killed instantly by a stray bullet while she stood in the kitchen to bake bread. Miss Wade is known to have been the only direct civilian casualty during the battle in Gettysburg. This is her story as history records all the events leading up to her tragic end.

About the Author

JON HOWARD HALL, writer of historical fiction, shares this remarkable story that happened in Gettysburg in 1863 while he concludes its tragic end as told by Jennie Wade herself. Hall enjoys writing about various events that took place around the time of the civil war. Among the many sites that he has visited to research and write about, the St. Clair, Alabama, resident considers Gettysburg to be one of his favorite places. An avid writer of historical events during the American Civil War, Hall enjoys listening to his favorite pop and country music while working on various projects at home, in addition to writing whenever the mood hits him. He is married to his wife of fifty-six years and they have two daughters and five grandchildren.