Fire and Sword

Fire and Sword


Local author Pat Brophy’s account of Vernon County, Missouri residents experience of the conflict which raged in the lead up to, during, and just after the Civil War.


Fire and Sword: A Missouri County in the Civil War, by local author Pat Brophy, recounts the experience of Vernon County, Missouri residents around the time of the Civil War in the mid-nineteenth century. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, abolotionist John Brown’s Vernon County raid and the murder of sheriff and former Union general Joseph Bailey. The book is arranged topically with each chapter being a short story regarding a subject of local significance.

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Weight 0.85625 lbs


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