By Cheryl Jackson Baker

ISBN-10: 0692339329

ISBN-13: 9780692339329

Our nation’s Civil struggle 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 growing to be lists of casualties. As with such a lot squaddies and their households, handwritten letters have been to be their major touch in the course of these 4 lengthy years of warfare.

As the 3rd moved extra south into “Dixie,” William and Julia’s letters elevated in frequency. It was once those rigorously folded items of paper, every one nonetheless in its unique envelope, that have been discovered a long time later tucked away in a closet. figuring out her ancestors’ letters weren't simply traditionally major but in addition an excellent human curiosity tale, the editor resolved to transcribe and percentage them with others. Her transcription and diligent examine makes for a good learn; even if you’re a heritage buff or simply trying to find a very good love tale, you can find this booklet captivating.

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