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Thomas Nelson Page

(1853 - 1922)

How the Captain Made Christmas

A group of men at a club discuss their Christmas memories, including one man's experience of spending Christmas on a train with a kind and charismatic captain.

31 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Little Darby

Little Darby by Thomas Nelson Page. The story is set in a rural community during the Civil War. It follows the life of Darby Stanley, a young man who enlists in the Confederate army, and his...

96 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Miss Dangerlie's Roses

Henry Floyd, a unique and misunderstood man, finds solace in the company of a beautiful woman named Miss Dangerlie, but their relationship takes an unexpected turn when she becomes engaged to...

24 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

My Cousin Fanny

A nostalgic reflection on the life of the author's cousin Fanny, an old maid who was eccentric, proud, and devoted to Christmas and her family home.

45 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Burial of the Guns

Lee surrenders his army, but the old Colonel's battery remains entrenched in a mountain pass. They hold the pass against an enemy force until they receive orders to surrender.

48 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Gray Jacket of "No. 4"

A man known as "No. 4" recounts his experiences in the war to a group of people, while struggling with alcoholism and the consequences of his actions.

33 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story