Captain My Captain

By William Post


WITH CANNON BALLS reigning down on them, Hank Overton inadvertently takes his guard with him into a ditch, which saves their lives. Everyone else was killed. His guard, Tom Masters, and Hank decide to leave the war. On their way west, they by chance meet a girl, Amy Blair, who has lost her family. The three form a family and travel west going through several trials along the way. They are invited to join a thespian troupe and become actors for over two years. This gives them an education while meeting people who would be their friends for life. Meeting John Windsor, a man from England, and one of the richest men in the world, it changes all their lives. Windsor hires Hank and Tom and they help the South to recover after the Civil War. Hank marries Windsor’s daughter and inherits all of Windsor’s American holdings. Tragedy follow hanks as he makes his way through life.

About the author:

WILLIAM POST, is the author of 29 novels with a variety of genres. He is a professional civil engineer, licensed with the state of California. He took an early retirement and moved to Northern California where he started his writing career.

Post was reared in West Texas, educated at Texas A. & M. and served in the U.S. Navy. After his service, he became a surveyor with the Southern Pacific Railroad, which took him to the wilds of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. He picked up the lore of those areas, as can be seen in the novels of those areas.

He is a student of the Word Wars and the Civil War and generated several novels of those eras. His wife was born in Germany and they have visited there several times. He developed an interest of that area and several of his novels use Germany as the central setting.

Post is an Evangelic Christian and this thread is woven through the fabric of is novels. He now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with his wife, Brigitte, and their extended family.

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