Letters from a Shoebox
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Letters from a Shoebox

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The Civil War Correspondence of John Huffman, David Huffman and William Bowman.

 Author Jim Dohren was the lucky inheritor of a shoebox full of old letters from the Civil War. In Letters from a Shoebox, Jim unveils his findings from many years of study of the correspondence, including the context and meaning of them.

The authors of these letter include:
William Bowman - a private in the 126th Ohio Volunteers
John J. Huffman - a private in the 85th Indiana Volunteers
David L Huffman - a sergeant in the 8th Indiana Volunteers
Matilda Huffman - sister-in-law to John & David Huffman
C J Huffman - sister of John & David Huffman
Eve Ann Huffman - sister of John & David Huffman
Ruth Davy - friend of Eve Ann Huffman

Events mentioned and places visited include Parkersburg and Martinsburg, WV, Danville, KY, Tullahoma, TN, Battle of Chickamauga, Fosterville, TN, Kingston, GA, Camp Sumter (Andersonville Prison), New Cumberland, OH, Atlanta, GA, Sherman’s March, Johnston’s Surrender, Goldsboro, NC, Raleigh, NC and Indianapolis, IN. 

8.5 x 5.5
106 pages w/period B&W photos and prints

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