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With a victorious Southern army on the loose, threatening Northern cities, "it would have been game over for the Union." "So much of the violence in the Civil War is laundered or sanctified by emancipation, but that result was by no means inevitable." Thomas, a friend of the family, was visiting, he told her, “Peace was certain within a short time, no matter who was elected, and gave one reason that Grant’s campaign in Virginia has been a failure.” This collection includes the letters Letitia Ellicott Fisher wrote to her family members, primarily to her nieces (Box 2, Folder 10) in 1864.

Pages: 496

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (April 16, 2013)

ISBN: 1439124612

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