Dear Sister: The Civil War Letters of the Brothers Gould (Hardcover)

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A vivid depiction of the emotions of men in the field and the hardships of family separation, told by six brothers in four different Union regiments in letters home to their beloved sister, Hannah.

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Publisher Praeger
Mfg Part# 9780275962609
SKU 30745757
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0275962601
Release Date 9/8/2009
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Editors Note This collection of 139 letters from six of the seven Gould brothers who left their homes in central New York to fight for the Union Army forms a moving depiction, not only of life on the front lines of the Civil War, but of life on the home front as well. These letters, written to their beloved sister Hannah, span the entire four years of the conflict and run the gamut from initial enlistment to eventual death or discharge. Through the eyes of the Goulds, an immigrant English family struggling to make a new life, one is able to experience this major American historical event with a new understanding.
Editors Note 1 This collection of 139 letters from six of the seven Gould brothers who left their homes in central New York to fight for the Union Army forms a moving depiction, not only of life on the front lines of the Civil War, but of life on the home front as well. These letters, written to their beloved sister Hannah, span the entire four years of the conflict and run the gamut from initial enlistment to eventual death or discharge. Through the eyes of the Goulds, an immigrant English family struggling to make a new life, one is able to experience this major American historical event with a new understanding.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0192
Publisher Praeger
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