The Unvanquished, 208 (Event)

Page Number: 
208
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1
First 8-10 words of event: 
So we went on; we turned in the gates
Page Event Ends: 
210
Era: 
Civil War (1861-1865)
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Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 1865 to Thursday, August 31, 1865
Summary: 

Back at the Sartoris place, Drusilla is still unmarried but has been appointed "voting commissioner" by John Sartoris; her mother retreats into the cabin while the white men of Yoknapatawpha, assisted by Ringo, unanimously vote not to elect Cassius Q. Benbow marshal. As the former soldiers in Sartoris' troop ride back to town, they yell their approval of both Drusilla and John.

Chronological Order: 
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Keywords: 
Wedding, Voting, Rebel Yell, Reconstruction, Politics
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