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Oh, What a Loansome Time I Had

The Civil War Letters of Major William Morel Moxley, Eighteenth Alabama Infantry, and Emily Beck Moxley

Oh, What a Loansome Time I Had( )
Author: Moxley, Emily
Moxley, William Morel
Editor: Cutrer, Thomas William
Contribution by: Jackson, Harvey H.
Moody, Bradley
Permaloff, Anne
Schaefer, Robert Martin
Stewart, William H.
Sumners, Joe A.
Tarr, G. Alan
Thomson, H. Bailey
Walthall, Howard P.
Williams, James W.
Publication Date:Jan 2002
Publisher:University of Alabama Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $44.93
Book Description:

Most surviving correspondence of the Civil War period was written by members of a literate, elite class; few collections exist in which the woman's letters to her soldier husband have been preserved. Here, in the exchange between William and Emily Moxley, a working-class farm couple from Coffee County, Alabama, we see vividly an often-neglected aspect of the Civil War experience: the hardships of civilian life on the home front. Emily's moving letters to...
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