By Ruth Ellen Patton Totten
"There was once by no means a second in our lives that we weren't reminded that our father used to be the best, bravest, such a lot gallant, and best-looking guy who ever lived and that he used to be destined for incredible glory. This we took without any consideration. Being our father’s young ones used to be a unique effect in all our lives, however the maximum, such a lot pervasive, and best effect in my lifestyles was once Ma."
The Button field isthe loving memoir of Beatrice Ayer Patton (1886–1953), the spouse of 1 of the best army figures in background, basic George S. Patton, Jr. Written via the Pattons’ daughter, Ruth Ellen, the e-book covers Beatrice’s existence from her formative years in a filthy rich New England kinfolk until eventually her dying, with an emphasis on her years of marriage to George Patton. A supportive and loving spouse, Beatrice used to be entire in her personal correct as an equestrian, musician, lecturer, sailor, and across the world released writer. brave and adventurous, Beatrice performed an important function in her husband’s existence. with out her, common Patton may perhaps by no means have reached his personal point of success.