From the Heart: Love Stories and Letters from the Civil War [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011216886
  • Publisher: Jessica James
  • Publication date: 1/31/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,340,309
  • File size: 126 KB

Meet the Author

Jessica James is an award-winning historical fiction author who resides in Gettysburg, Pa.

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