Personal Accounts of Battles During the Civil War
Who is your father? Your mother? Your Grandfather? Your Grandmother? Their parents? What were they like? What did they do? What did they love? What did they fear? What did they believe in?
In most families, the stories of previous generations, their faith, their exploits, accomplishments, trials and triumphs are passed down orally and eventually lost to the annals of time. Through the personal accounts of various soldiers who wrote loved ones, kept journals, or published their memories in book form we are able to discern what life was like for the people living through the Civil War. Enjoy the collection here.
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