Eloquently written letters were part of Victorian era courtship, and the practice of letter writing did not end upon a couple’s marriage.
Today, no form of communication is more important, more romantic—and more in danger of being lost—than the written word. Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James has gathered some of the most poignant love letters from the Civil War and put them in this short e-book for all to see. Read the heartfelt words of some of the Civil War's most renowned warriors including JEB Stuart, Stonewall Jackson and George Pickett.
"...Pray for a realization of all our beautiful dreams, sitting beside our own hearthstone in our own home — you and I, you my goddess of devotion, and I your devoted slave. May God in his mercy spare my life and make it worthy of you!…
(Written by Stonewall Jackson a few months before his mortal wounding by friendly fire).