6 edition of WAR LETTERS TO A WIFE (Spellmount Classics) found in the catalog.
by Spellmount Publishers
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||238|
The supreme example of this type of letter was written by a man named Sullivan Ballou. Ballou was an American patriot who immediately and voluntarily left his career and family and enlisted in the Union army when the Civil War commenced. A week before Bull Run, a battle in which he would be killed, Sullivan penned this love letter to his wife Author: Brett And Kate Mckay. Many readers of Ulysses S. Grant’s brilliant Personal Memoirs are unaware that during his army years Grant wrote hundreds of intimate and revealing letters to his wife, Julia Dent Grant. Presented with an introduction by acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow, My Dearest Julia collects eighty-four of these letters, recording Grant’s first experiences under fire in Mexico, the aching homesickness.
Similarly, he expressed his doubts to his military colleagues about the overwhelming emphasis being placed on the persecution of every German who had formerly been a member of the National Socialist party. In a letter to his wife of Septem , he said: "I am frankly opposed to this war . About My Dearest Julia: The Wartime Letters of Ulysses S. Grant to His Wife. The Civil War’s greatest general as you’ve never seen him before, in a revealing collection of letters to his wife Julia introduced by Ron Chernow.
The other day from across the pond, a New Yorker got in touch with me to ask whether I might be interested in a scrapbook he found at a Brooklyn flea market, made by a young lady leaving New York in for California to become a theatre course I was interested, and of course we’ll be sharing with you the evocative contents of said scrapbook in good time, but the thrift hunter. Robert Gould Shaw (Octo – J ) was an American officer in the Union Army during the American Civil into a prominent Boston abolitionist family, he accepted command of the first all-black regiment (the 54th Massachusetts) in the ting the promised equal treatment for his troops, he encouraged the men to refuse their pay until it was equal to that Commands held: 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment.
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A heart rending and very descriptive account, by the author, of life in the trenches during the first world war. Whilst serving with the Coldstream Guards and earlier the City of London Yeomanry, Rowland wrote letters home to his wife describing all the hardships and bravery that he saw/5.
The book has some great war letters in it, and they are not all about combat, some very personal and touching ones. Many letters in fact have nothing to do with War and in fact are about personal matters back home. The Editor sometimes also sets up the letters with a bit of history behind the specific time of the war, a great by: War Letters To A Wife: France and Flanders, - and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.
Learn more/5(16). This is a brilliant book, one of the finest personal accounts of war on the Western Front I have yet read. Feilding was a front line soldier, a natural leader, and these letters, written so closely after the events they describe, give a vivid picture of the sights and scenes on and off the battlefield and lucidly express his own thoughts and.
Letter From a Soldier To His Wife. The writing of this letter took place many years ago in The fact of this short letter being family related gives me the opportunity to fill in a few more details. Similar communications happen today when families are separated due to deployments during times of war or even during peace time s: Born in Ohio inUlysses S.
Grant graduated from West Point and fought in the U.S.-Mexican War before marrying Julia Dent in During the Civil War Grant proved himself to be the conflict's greatest general and became a hero to millions. His two terms as president,were marked by conflict and controversy, but he won renewed admiration for writing his brilliant Personal Memoirs /5(10).
Last week’s post with Bruce Brodowski shows how he did this in The Dad I Never Knew, although letters play the major part of his book. Inman’s War, by Jeffrey S.
Copeland, also uses letters to tell a love story. Hope those of you with a bunch of old letters are inspired. The box contained 19 original letters written by her great-great-grandfather Florence Burke to his wife, who is also called Ellen. They bear extraordinary testimony to an Irish immigrant’s Author: Ronan Mcgreevy.
During the First World War, letter writing was the main form of communication between soldiers and their loved ones, helping to ease the pain of British Army Postal Service delivered around 2 billion letters during the war.
Andrew Carroll, editor of the New York Times bestsellers War Letters and Behind the Lines, was inspired to seek out and preserve wartime correspondences after a fire destroyed all of his family’s possessions. He recently donated his entire collection ofwar letters to Chapman University in Orange, Calif.
As war-weariness began to take its toll, Steptoe's letters home illustrate that his firmest commitment was to his family, rather than his country or his regiment.
Steptoe took an unauthorized or "French" leave to visit his wife briefly in Marchand he later threatened to abandon his duties as a soldier entirely in the hopes of being.
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War Letters To A Wife. by Rowland Feilding. Endeavour Press. Albion Press. History. Pub Date. Spanning the entire Civil War period, the letters give a full account of both the ongoing conflict. Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee wrote often to his wife, but was dull and only documented his daily routine.
Their regular correspondence to each other was. Related: A glimpse at humanity in the War of He wrote home to his wife about a month after his unit set up camp. There was little information to share, but he already dreamt of the war Author: William Treseder.
First World War: love letters from the trenches A new book gathers together the most moving, intimate and fascinating correspondence to and from soldiers fighting in the First World War. The letters told an exquisite story of a romantic young couple whose lives were defined and then crushed by the war.
The letters were so moving that. The pair wrote a series of remarkable and passionate love letters to one another throughout World War II The amazing collection of letters. Make Offer - Civil War Letter - Vermont Brigade at Battle of Dam No. 1 - Peninsula Cmpgn Wonderful Civil War Southern Wife's Letter to Husband in 1st Georgia Regulars $ Posted on 26 Dec ’11 by Jason Tomberlin.
Item description: Letter from Elisha Franklin Paxton to his wife, Elizabeth, dated 26 December In the letter Paxton informs his wife that his hoped-for furlough would not come through in time for him to visit around New Year’s Day.
Continue reading →. This book contains letters from the Civil War and letters from more recent times to include the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, Somalia and Bosnia.
There are letters from famous people like General Sherman and Teddy Roosevelt and a letter /5. ‘You promised that you would come home’: Letters Between a Husband and Wife St. ANTHONY, MINN., AP So many of my friends are going and the cause is so just, that I cannot resist going NININGER, MINN., NOVEMBER 2, There.
World war letters: soldiers' writings to loved ones reveal frustrations This article is more than 6 years old Wives and Sweethearts is a book that delves into the National Army Museum archives to Author: James Meikle.Sergeant Simeon Anderson Tierce was a Hills resident and a Civil War Soldier.
His eloquent letters were written to his wife, Sarah Jane, while serving in the Civil War. Evident in his writing are his love and concern for his family, friends, and neighbors in The Hills community.