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From the Heart: Love Letters and Stories from the Civil War
     

From the Heart: Love Letters and Stories from the Civil War

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by Jessica James
 
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

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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!…
Your soldier

(Written by Stonewall Jackson a few months before his mortal wounding by friendly fire).

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From the Heart: Love Stories and Letters from the Civil War by Jessica James is a fascinating glimpse behind history, into the lives of individuals that lived and died during the American Civil War.

The non-fiction book is a collection of love letters written during this era, by people famous and not so famous, with explanatory tidbits by the author regarding these people and their circumstances. It is a short read, but a captivating one.

There are several sets of letters featu

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012453051
Publisher:
Patriot Press
Publication date:
04/22/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
18 KB

Meet the Author

Jessica James is the award-winning author of the historical fiction novel Shades of Gray. Her latest release is the Civil War novel, Noble Cause. James is featured in "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading."

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From the Heart: Love Letters and Stories from the Civil War 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very disappointing.