Civil War Soldiers of Greater Cleveland: Letters Home to by Dale Thomas

By Dale Thomas

The Civil struggle interrupted the world round Cleveland, Ohio, in the midst of its nice jump into prosperity, redirecting its males into army camps and its commercial power into munitions and provisions. Dale Thomas roots his tale within the letters that stored the standard squaddies from Cuyahoga County tethered to their households and pals at the domestic entrance, at the same time they moved from battlefield to battlefield, via affliction and captivity. for plenty of, those letters have been the single a part of them to make it back--their ultimate legacy to a neighborhood they'd helped to build.

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