Read what the men and women of the Civil War were thinking and feeling in this collection of primary documents. Including letters from famous men such as Lee and Jackson, as well as common soldiers, this anthropology includes heartfelt letters of the pain of war, loss, and separation. 206 pages, softcover.
This fascinating anthology commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with heartfelt letters by Union and Confederate sympathizers and soldiers of all ranks. Authentic illustrations accompany insightful missives by Lincoln, several generals (including Grant, Lee, Butler, Jackson, and Sherman), Walt Whitman, Jefferson Davis, and many of their contemporaries.
An English professor at the City University of New York's Kingsborough College, Bob Blaisdell is the editor of numerous Dover Thrift Editions and many other books.