9780967386317

Love and Valor : Intimate Civil War Letters Between Captain Jacob and Emeline Ritner

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  • ISBN13:

    9780967386317

  • ISBN10:

    0967386314

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Sigourney Pr Inc

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Summary

Vividly depicting life both on the battlefield and at the home front during the Civil War, "Love and Valor" is a priceless collection of letters exchanged between Captain Jacob Ritner and his wife Emeline. While Jacob recounts all the battles he fought in compelling detail, Emeline movingly records the lives of those left behind to raise families and manage farms in their husbands' absence. "Love and Valor" is also the story of a family of Iowa abolitionists who help to make this book a must read.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Family Treesp. 5
Photosp. 7
Before the Warp. 11
Wilson's Creek, Missourip. 15
The Vicksburg Campaignp. 54
Chattanooga, Tennesseep. 206
The Atlanta Campaignp. 265
Sherman's March to the Sea, The Occupation of Savannah and The Carolinas Campaignp. 380
After the War: Jacob and Emeline, Family and Friendsp. 448
Appendixp. 455
Bibliographyp. 457
Indexp. 462
About the Editorp. 464
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