Voices of Civil War America
Contemporary Accounts of Daily LifeBook - 2011
Letting ordinary people speak for themselves, this book uses primary documents to highlight daily life among Americans--Union and Confederate, black and white, soldier and civilian--during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
* Original materials from a wide range of sources, including letters, diaries, newspaper editorials, journal articles, and book chapters
* Detailed background for each of the 48 featured documents, placing the experiences and opinions of the authors into historical context