Paul Varnes's Confederate Money PDF

By Paul Varnes

In 1861, as this tale opens with the american raid at the salt works at Cedar Key, Florida, a accomplice greenback is worthy ninety cents in gold or silver. the yank infantrymen, of their zeal to ruin the real accomplice salt works, kill younger Henry Fern's step-pa, who has introduced Henry to the Gulf Coast city on his first educate journey. From that second on, Henry's brain is locked on revenge. His objective to discover the american killers leads him through the South and masses of the North because the battle spreads. He stories drugs and provides reduction to whichever facet he must go through on the time. via clever dealings he manages to acquire $40,000 in accomplice paper funds. Henry realizes that the Yankees are going to win the battle or, at top, the South will finish it a draw. In both case, the Confederate Money aren't worthy up to silver or gold, so he units out to alter it into specie. Henery's adventures take him into each side of the Battles of Shiloh Church, Chickamauga, and Olustee. together with his charismatic character and willing judgment, Henry manages to thrive whilst the conflict rages, persisting in altering his paper fortune into silver and gold. he's as beneficiant together with his kinfolk, pals, and people he perceives to be in desire as he's ruthless with these he is aware to be his enemies. by the point Sherman marches via Atlanta in past due 1864, the accomplice greenback has declined to twenty-eight for one in silver or gold. while Sherman reaches Savannah, its worthy is forty five to at least one. whilst Lee surrenders the subsequent April, its worthy is eighty to 1. One month later it has fallen to 1,000 to 1. presently after this, Henry undertakes a bold raid at the hidden accomplice treasury to convey him to his monetary goal.

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