The Victim: A Romance of the Real Jefferson Davis
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The Victim: A Romance of the Real Jefferson Davis

By Thomas Dixon
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Victim, by Thomas Dixon, Illustrated by J. N. Marchand
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  • THE VICTIM
    • THE VICTIM
    • A ROMANCE OF THE REAL JEFFERSON DAVIS
      • BY
    • BY
    • THOMAS DIXON
      • "A majestic soul has passed"—Charles A. Dana
      • ILLUSTRATED BY J. N. MARCHAND
      • NEW YORK AND LONDON D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1914
      • Copyright, 1914, by THOMAS DIXON
      • All rights reserved, including that of translation into all foreign languages, including the Scandinavian
      • Printed in the United States of America
      • TO THE BRAVE WHO DIED FOR WHAT THEY BELIEVED TO BE RIGHT
      • Fold up the banners! Smelt the guns! Love rules. Her gentle purpose runs. A mighty mother turns in tears The pages of her battle years Lamenting all her fallen sons!
    • "A majestic soul has passed"—Charles A. Dana
    • ILLUSTRATED BY J. N. MARCHAND
    • NEW YORK AND LONDON D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1914
    • Copyright, 1914, by THOMAS DIXON
    • All rights reserved, including that of translation into all foreign languages, including the Scandinavian
    • Printed in the United States of America
    • TO THE BRAVE WHO DIED FOR WHAT THEY BELIEVED TO BE RIGHT
    • Fold up the banners! Smelt the guns! Love rules. Her gentle purpose runs. A mighty mother turns in tears The pages of her battle years Lamenting all her fallen sons!
    • TO THE READER
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • LEADING CHARACTERS OF THE STORY
  • THE VICTIM
    • The Prologue
    • THE VICTIM
      • PROLOGUE
    • PROLOGUE
    • I
      • KIDNAPPED
    • KIDNAPPED
    • II
      • THE WILDERNESS
    • THE WILDERNESS
    • III
      • THE HERMITAGE
    • THE HERMITAGE
    • IV
      • THE MONASTERY BELLS
    • THE MONASTERY BELLS
    • V
      • HOME
    • HOME
    • VI
      • REBELLION
    • REBELLION
    • VII
      • LIFE
    • LIFE
    • VIII
      • LOVE
    • LOVE
    • IX
      • WAR
    • WAR
    • X
      • ROMANCE
    • ROMANCE
    • XI
      • THE FAIRY BELLS
    • THE FAIRY BELLS
    • XII
      • TRUTH
    • TRUTH
    • The Story
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE CURTAIN RISES
    • THE CURTAIN RISES
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE PARTING
    • THE PARTING
    • CHAPTER III
      • A MIDNIGHT SESSION
    • A MIDNIGHT SESSION
    • CHAPTER IV
      • A FRIENDLY WARNING
    • A FRIENDLY WARNING
    • CHAPTER V
      • BOY AND GIRL
    • BOY AND GIRL
    • CHAPTER VI
      • GOD'S WILL
    • GOD'S WILL
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE BEST MAN WINS
    • THE BEST MAN WINS
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE STORM CENTER
    • THE STORM CENTER
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE OLD RÉGIME
    • THE OLD RÉGIME
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE GAUGE OF BATTLE
    • THE GAUGE OF BATTLE
    • CHAPTER XI
      • JENNIE'S VISION
    • JENNIE'S VISION
    • CHAPTER XII
      • A LITTLE CLOUD
    • A LITTLE CLOUD
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • THE CLOSING OF THE RANKS
    • THE CLOSING OF THE RANKS
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • RICHMOND IN GALA DRESS
    • RICHMOND IN GALA DRESS
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE HOUSE ON CHURCH HILL
    • THE HOUSE ON CHURCH HILL
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • THE FLOWER-DECKED TENT
    • THE FLOWER-DECKED TENT
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • THE FATAL VICTORY
    • THE FATAL VICTORY
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE AFTERMATH
    • THE AFTERMATH
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • SOCOLA'S PROBLEM
    • SOCOLA'S PROBLEM
    • CHAPTER XX
      • THE ANACONDA
    • THE ANACONDA
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE GATHERING CLOUDS
    • THE GATHERING CLOUDS
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • JENNIE'S RECRUIT
    • JENNIE'S RECRUIT
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • THE FATAL BLUNDER
    • THE FATAL BLUNDER
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • THE SLEEPING LIONESS
    • THE SLEEPING LIONESS
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • THE BOMBARDMENT
    • THE BOMBARDMENT
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • THE IRREPARABLE LOSS
    • THE IRREPARABLE LOSS
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • THE LIGHT THAT FAILED
    • THE LIGHT THAT FAILED
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER
    • THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • THE PANIC IN RICHMOND
    • THE PANIC IN RICHMOND
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • THE DELIVERANCE
    • THE DELIVERANCE
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • LOVE AND WAR
    • LOVE AND WAR
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • THE PATH OF GLORY
    • THE PATH OF GLORY
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • THE ACCUSATION
    • THE ACCUSATION
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • THE TURN OF THE TIDE
    • THE TURN OF THE TIDE
    • CHAPTER XXXV
      • SUSPICION
    • SUSPICION
    • CHAPTER XXXVI
      • THE FATAL DEED
    • THE FATAL DEED
    • CHAPTER XXXVII
      • THE RAIDERS
    • THE RAIDERS
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII
      • THE DISCOVERY
    • THE DISCOVERY
    • CHAPTER XXXIX
      • THE CONSPIRATORS
    • THE CONSPIRATORS
    • CHAPTER XL
      • IN SIGHT OF VICTORY
    • IN SIGHT OF VICTORY
    • CHAPTER XLI
      • THE FALL OF RICHMOND
    • THE FALL OF RICHMOND
    • CHAPTER XLII
      • THE CAPTURE
    • THE CAPTURE
    • CHAPTER XLIII
      • THE VICTOR
    • THE VICTOR
    • CHAPTER XLIV
      • PRISON BARS
    • PRISON BARS
    • CHAPTER XLV
      • THE MASTER MIND
    • THE MASTER MIND
    • CHAPTER XLVI
      • THE TORTURE
    • THE TORTURE
    • CHAPTER XLVII
      • VINDICATION
    • VINDICATION
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