Baily, Waldron. The Homeward Trail. New York: W. J. Watt, 1916. 313 p
This novel, by a North Carolina businessman and outdoorsman (see Dictionary of North Carolina Biography v. 1 (1979) p. 86), is set near the end of the Civil War. The main character is David, a young mountain boy. Henry Berry Lowry is depicted as the fifty-year-old chief of a Croatan settlement 75 miles south of Salem. David falls in love with Lowry’s daughter, princess of the tribe.
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