Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. – 188 pages – hard cover – illustrated – 1998
The sub-title “The Life and Prison Letters of Major N. F. Cheairs, C.S.A.” tells the whole story of the contents of this volume. Major Cheairs lived in Springhill, Tennessee in a beautifuly mansion Rippavilla. The home has been lovingly restored and maintained by the Nissan Car plant in Springhill. Many of the original contents of the mansion have been returned by the various family members to keep the place as true as possible to the original state. Dr. Hughes, a descendant of the Major has told the story with love and compassion.