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By Cheryl Jackson Baker

ISBN-10: 0692339329

ISBN-13: 9780692339329

Our nation’s Civil battle were raging for simply six months whilst William R. Jackson joined the 3rd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry as quartermaster. His spouse, Julia, joined the ranks of ladies on each side of the clash who prayed fervently that they wouldn't see their family’ names at the turning out to be lists of casualties. As with such a lot infantrymen and their households, handwritten letters have been to be their major touch in the course of these 4 lengthy years of battle.

As the 3rd moved extra south into “Dixie,” William and Julia’s letters elevated in frequency. It used to be those rigorously folded items of paper, every one nonetheless in its unique envelope, that have been stumbled on a long time later tucked away in a closet. understanding her ancestors’ letters weren't simply traditionally major but in addition a superb human curiosity tale, the editor resolved to transcribe and proportion them with others. Her transcription and diligent examine makes for a superb learn; no matter if you’re a historical past buff or simply searching for an exceptional love tale, you can find this publication captivating.

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