Across the Saltwater Bridge: James Hamill, 1784-1868

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Llumina Press, 2005 - Fiction - 336 pages
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The saga of a working-class, Protestant family's life in rapidly growing Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland in the aftermath of the Battle of Antrim during the United Irishmen uprising of 1798 and continuing until the time of the Potato Famine.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Answering the Call
22
A Soldiers Life
34
A Journey Begins
49
A Vow Taken
66
The First of Many
81
Distant Thunder
99
Letters From a Warrior
113
The Young Blind Harper
188
Birth and Death Joy and Misery
202
Of Ships and Shipyards
216
A Child Shall Save Him
229
Then Therell Be No More
236
Roberts Story
247
Call of the Sea
260
Slide to Misery
270

Life Goes On
126
From Strangers Friends
137
Those Who Come and Go
155
Sorrow Joy and Hard Work
167
A Place Called Tranquility
179
Clouds Begin to Build
292
Farewell Dear Ireland
307
EPILOGUE
317
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