By Virginia Roberts
At the center of this saga is Larcena Pennington web page Scott, who's witness as her household are killed and her family's livelihood and estate stolen. Larcena lived good into the 20 th century to inform the tale of her captivity via Apaches and her fantastic get away from the captors, of outlawry and homicide alongside the Mexican border, of disorder, starvation, and isolation, and of the unceasing depredations through antagonistic Apaches in the course of the 1860s and '70s.
Using relatives letters, papers, and first files from all around the Southwest, Virginia Culin Roberts strains the lives of Larcena and her kinfolk. Roberts provides a real-life tale of the trials of surviving in a adversarial and unforgiving land, transcending kin background to supply a framework for telling the story of the western frontier within the bloody Civil warfare and antebellum years.
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