Ms. Novie Fuld as Martha Trent Ragland. The Ragland family bought the McLean House shortly after the surrender of General Lee's Confederate forces to the Union troops under the command of General Grant. In this clip Martha introduces her family. This is part of a longer program recorded on July 12, 2012, at the Lt. George E. Dixon Camp #1962, Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting in Belleville, Illinois.
Ms. Fuld is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. This was Ms. Fuld's first performance as Martha Trent.