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Wanted--correspondence [electronic resource] : women's letters to a Union soldier / edited by Nancy L. Rhoades and Lucy E. Bailey.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Description:
1 online resource (xx, 410 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Summary note:
Wanted-Correspondence is a unique collection of more than 150 letters written to an Ohio serviceman during the American Civil War offers glimpses of women's lives as they waited, worked, and wrote from the Ohio home front. The letters reveal fascinating details of the lives of mostly young, single women-friends, acquaintances, love interests, and strangers who responded to one Union soldier's advertisement for cor respondents. Almost all of the women who responded to Lieutenant Edwin Lewis Lybarger's lonely-hearts newspaper advertisement lived in Ohio and supported the Union. Lybar.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • History.
  • Records and correspondence.
  • Sources.
ISBN:
  • 9780821443248 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0821443240 ((electronic bk.))
  • ((hc ; : alk. paper))
  • ((pb ; : alk. paper))
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