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A Southern Sportsman: The Hunting Memoirs of Henry Edwards Davis

Henry Edwards Davis. A Southern Sportsman: The Hunting Memoirs of Henry Edwards Davis Authors:Henry Edwards Davis.
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Year:2010
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Pages:440
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Price:2906.4 rub.
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Henry Edwards Davis (1879?1966) began his hunting adventures as a boy riding in the saddle with his father on foxhunts and deer drives in the company of Confederate cavalry veterans. Born on Hickory Grove Plantation in Williamsburg County, South Carolina, Davis developed his taste for the hunt at an early age. In later years he became a renowned sportsman and expert on sporting firearms. Published here for this first time after a four-decade-long hiatus, his collection of southern hunting tales describes his many experiences in pursuit of turkeys, deer, ducks, and partridges through the fields, forests, and swamps of South Carolina?s Pee Dee region. His memoir offers a lucid firsthand account of a time before paved roads and river-spanning bridges had penetrated the rural stretches of Williamsburg and Florence counties, when hunting was still one of a southerner?s chief social activities. With a sportsman?s interest and a historian?s curiosity, Davis intersperses his hunting...

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