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Sievens, Mary Beth


Yankee Correspondence
Civil War Letters between New England Soldiers and the Home Front Nina Silber and Mary Beth Sievens

These letters by New England soldiers and their families, many published for the first time, speak of the hardships of the war, especially frustrations with the army, homefront suffering, and government policies. They are grouped by six major themes: the military experience, the meaning of the war... More