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By Paul Varnes

In 1861, as this tale opens with the yank raid at the salt works at Cedar Key, Florida, a accomplice greenback is worthy ninety cents in gold or silver. the american squaddies, of their zeal to break the $64000 accomplice salt works, kill younger Henry Fern's step-pa, who has introduced Henry to the Gulf Coast city on his first teach journey. From that second on, Henry's brain is locked on revenge. His objective to discover the american killers leads him in the course of the South and masses of the North because the warfare spreads. He reviews drugs and provides reduction to whichever part he must go through on the time. via wise dealings he manages to accumulate $40,000 in accomplice paper funds. Henry realizes that the Yankees are going to win the warfare or, at top, the South will finish it a draw. In both case, the Confederate Money are usually not worthy up to silver or gold, so he units out to alter it into specie. Henery's adventures take him into either side of the Battles of Shiloh Church, Chickamauga, and Olustee. together with his charismatic character and prepared judgment, Henry manages to thrive while the warfare rages, persisting in altering his paper fortune into silver and gold. he's as beneficiant together with his kinfolk, acquaintances, and people he perceives to be in desire as he's ruthless with these he is familiar with to be his enemies. by the point Sherman marches via Atlanta in overdue 1864, the accomplice buck has declined to twenty-eight for one in silver or gold. while Sherman reaches Savannah, its worthy is forty five to 1. while Lee surrenders the subsequent April, its worthy is eighty to at least one. One month later it has fallen to 1,000 to 1. almost immediately after this, Henry undertakes a bold raid at the hidden accomplice treasury to convey him to his monetary goal.

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