Creative nonfiction of black and white brotherhood in struggles for freedom during the American Revolutionary War and Irish Uprising of 1796-98. All characters and major events are historical.
The Cymbee [Simbi] water spirits of St. John's Berkeley were thought by some, as they are today, to provide special healing powers. The author uses this legend to create the process used by Tony Small to heal Lord Edward after he was left for dead on the battlefield of Eutaw Springs, September 8, 1781.
From Chapter 1, "Tony's World." All characters are real based on historical research. Circumstances are creative nonfiction to time and place. Narratives are fictional.
From pages 7-10, Chapter I, "Tony's World." Tony Small at the McKelvey Plantation at Eutaw Springs, months before the battle in September 1781 but shortly after Lord Edward Fitzgerald's regiment landed in Charleston in June 1781.
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