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lots of info in old diaries, some published online  A lot of information found in these treasures!

Link to an online version of a very interesting civil war diary! - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Lured by the promise of adventure, travel, and a large bonus, Aaron Stauffer turned his back on his training and his mother's tears and enlisted to fight in the Civil War. But things did not go the wa

Aaron's Civil War: Romaine Stauffer: 9780878137053: Masthof: Books

Lured by the promise of adventure, travel, and a large bonus, Aaron Stauffer turned his back on his training and his mother's tears and enlisted to fight in the Civil War. But things did not go the wa

Sullivan Ballou & Family

My Very Dear Sarah…

A civil war love letter to his wife Sarah-- Sullivan Ballou (March 1829 – July beautiful! - we listened to this in my Civil War history class a few years ago.

Harriet Jacobs - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. An amazing book by an amazing woman. My American Lit students loved this. I asked "Who should read this? Who should not?" They told me they could not think of a single person over the age of 14 who should not read it--their strongest endorsement of any text.

This autobiographical memoir published in 1861 by Harriet Ann Jacobs under the name "Linda Brent" gives an account of her life as a slave and highlights the decisions and choices she made to gain freedom for herself and her children.

“Covered Wagon Women” is a fascinating non-fiction account of fourteen pioneer women traveling west in the 1840’s. The book was edited and compiled by historian Kenneth L. Holmes. It is a remarkabl...

“Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849,” by Kenneth L. Holmes

“Covered Wagon Women” Fascinating, first person narratives (letters, diaries) written by pioneer women heading west in the Read this book! The role of women pioneers has been ignored for too long by history and Hollyweird.

Letter from the Civil War - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Letter from the Civil War - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale! - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Civil War Artifacts by Henry Leutwyler - LightBox

Bloodstains and Bullet Holes: Rare Civil War Artifacts by Henry Leutwyler

A blue kepi cap worn by a U. Cavalry Lieutenant and a gray kepi cap worn by a Confederate C. Henry Leutwyler for TIME

How a 4-Year-Old's Letter to His Father Survived the Civil War | Atlas Obscura

How a 4-Year-Old's Letter to His Father Survived the Civil War

Louisa May Alcott, nurse during the Civil War and well known author, wrote "Little Women"

Louisa May Alcott, nurse during the Civil War and well known author, wrote "Little Women" Alcott civil war Little Women

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Books/Ulysses S.Ricard jr'”Creole”(Louisiana State University)

Rose Wilder Lane: Her Story

The Daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder: Rose Wilder Lane: Her Story

civil war letter -  When a soldier is away from home - fighting - a letter is most valuable.

civil war letter: father March is sick in Washington and his wife goes to him.

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