The Guns Of Meeting Street: A Southern Tragedy

The Guns Of Meeting Street: A Southern Tragedy

  • Publish Date: 2006-07-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: T. Felder Dorn
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As compelling as fiction, The Guns of Meeting Street reconstructs a series of murders from the early 1940s that rocked rural Edgefield County, South Carolina. Featuring a cast of unlikely antagonists-a prominent store owner, an elementary school teacher, and a law enforcement officer-the acts of revenge resulted in five murders and a trio of executions, including that of the first woman to be electrocuted in South Carolina. Through interviews with members of the two families involved, T. Felder Dorn probes the longstanding feud between the Logues and the Timmermans to uncover this chilling plot of resentment, revenge, and violence. Dorn's careful research weaves together the oral history of family members affected by the shooting with court transcripts, prisoner confessions, and coroners' reports to produce a truly gripping account of the events.

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