A Soldier of the Empire and the Long Hillside, by Page, Thomas Nelson
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- ISBN: 9781406559354 | 1406559350
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/15/2008
Thomas Nelson Page (1853-1922) was an American writer born in the village of Beaverdam in Hanover County, Virginia. A scion of the prominent Nelson and Page families, he attended Washington College and the University of Virginia in pursuit of a legal career and practiced as a lawyer in Richmond between 1876 and 1893. However, he kept up his writing which, when compiled and published in 1912, amounted to eighteen volumes. His works include: Marse Chan (1884), In Ole Virginia (1887), Two Little Confederates (1888), Befo' de War (1888), On Newfound River (1891), Elsket (1891), The Old South (1892), Pastime Stories (1894), The Burial of the Guns (1894), The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock (1897) and Two Prisoners (1898).