#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

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When Linda Comes Limping Home Again, Hurrah, Hurrah…

Yes, limping.  While I had an unbelievably wonderful time in Gettysburg, I managed to become a battlefield casualty by spraining an ankle on the morning (yes, the morning) of Day 2.  We were visiting the North Carolina monument, and I was bragging about how the Laels were from N.C. and, you guessed it, I tripped over a teeny, tiny rock, put my left foot out to catch my balance, and felt a powerful wrench in the muscle.  It was almost as though the famous ghosts of the battleground were offering their opinion of a Yankee claiming to have Confederate roots. 

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.

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