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Go If You Think It Your Duty A Minnesota Couple's Civil War Letters

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ISBN-10: 0873518349

ISBN-13: 9780873518345

Edition: 2011

Authors: Andrea R. Foroughi

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During the American Civil War, James Madison Bowler and Elizabeth Caleff Bowler courted, married, became parents, and bought a farm. They attended dances, talked politics, and confided their deepest fears. Because of the war, however, they experienced all of these events separately, sharing them through hundreds of letters from 1861 to 1865 while Madison served in the third Minnesota Volunteer regiment and Lizzie stayed in Nininger, Minnesota. In four years, they spent only twelve weeks under the same roof. These poignant letters provided them a space to voice their fear for and frustration with each other, and they now provide readers with a window into one couple's Civil War. ;Go If You…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 8/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

My Dear... Yours Ever
I Wish You Could Be Here Today with Me
Anxious to Hear from You ... More Anxious to See You
My Dear Wife ... Dearest Hubby
I Hope You Will Soon Have the Pleasure of Visiting Your Family
Do, Libby, Look on the Bright Side of Things
I Sincerely Wish You Could Make Up Your Mind to Come Here