Civil Blood

Civil Blood

A Civil War Mystery

Book - 2001
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As Ann McMillan's Civil Blood opens, some Richmonders pour into the streets in celebration of a Union warship's defeat, while others--slaves, free blacks, Union sympathizers--mourn in secret. Unknown to all of them, another disaster threatens, quieter but more effective than warships: smallpox, the most contagious plague the world has ever known. The detective team of Narcissa Powers, a white widow turned Confederate nurse, and Judah Daniel, a free black herbalist, encounters a frightening possibility: the victims are being intentionally infected by tainted money flowing through Richmond's network of speculators and profiteers.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c2001
ISBN: 9780142001240
0142001244
Branch Call Number: FIC McMil
Characteristics: 304 p

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