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Twelve Mile Prairie

Loyd W. Newton

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ISBN 10: 0595611052 / ISBN 13: 9780595611058
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Hardcover. 176 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 0.8in.At the crossroads of his youth and manhood, a young man born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, makes a bold move to the undiscovered prairie lands of Southeastern Oklahoma. George Washington Newton had fought in the American Civil War through all the engagements of the 38th Regiment, ending at Appomattox. After the war, he became infatuated with the remote area of Indian Territory in Oklahoma and was inspired by the vast prairie and its beauty, as well as the challenges associated with living close to the Indians. This book celebrates his dream of coming to the western wilderness and how his drive and determination provided a legacy for his family. Little did this young man know that he would shape so many lives, starting with his own. This book spans his life, as the first generation to Indian Territory and continues through present generations. Each chapter reveals an individual story and legacy of the generations living on the prairie. An extraordinary read that leaves you longing to visit Twelve Mile Prairie. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595611058

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Title: Twelve Mile Prairie

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Hardcover

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At the crossroads of his youth and manhood, a young man born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, makes a bold move to the undiscovered prairie lands of Southeastern Oklahoma. George Washington Newton had fought in the American Civil War through all the engagements of the 38th Regiment, ending at Appomattox. After the war, he became infatuated with the remote area of Indian Territory in Oklahoma and was inspired by the vast prairie and its' beauty, as well as the challenges associated with living close to the Indians.

This book celebrates his dream of coming to the western wilderness and how his drive and determination provided a legacy for his family. Little did this young man know that he would shape so many lives, starting with his own. This book spans his life, as the first generation to Indian Territory and continues through present generations. Each chapter reveals an individual story and legacy of the generations living on the prairie. An extraordinary read that leaves you longing to visit Twelve Mile Prairie.

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Loyd Wayne Newton is the father of three and grandfather to six. His background is in corporate accounting. His hobbies include reading, writing and music. He plays lead guitar at his local church. He currently resides in McKinney, Texas with his wife, Becky. This is his first book.

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