Letters from Lee’s Army by Charles Minor Blackford audiobook

Letters from Lee’s Army: Or Memoirs of Life in and Out of the Army in Virginia During the War Between the States

By Charles Minor Blackford and Susan Leigh Blackford
Read by Matthew Steward and Susie Berneis

Dreamscape 9780803261495
11.04 Hours 1
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Charles Minor Blackford, an aristocrat from Virginia, enlisted in the Second Virginia Cavalry at the start of the American Civil War. During his tour of duty, Captain Blackford kept constant correspondence with his wife, Susan Leigh Blackford. Captain Blackford wrote frequently about the horrible conditions in his camp, while Susan detailed her own struggles, including the loss of her home and the death of three children. This collection of letters highlights the misery of war—from the violence on the battlefield to the hardships of the home front—and offers a first-hand account of how the Civil War affected families.

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Charles Minor Blackford, an aristocrat from Virginia, enlisted in the Second Virginia Cavalry at the start of the American Civil War. During his tour of duty, Captain Blackford kept constant correspondence with his wife, Susan Leigh Blackford. Captain Blackford wrote frequently about the horrible conditions in his camp, while Susan detailed her own struggles, including the loss of her home and the death of three children. This collection of letters highlights the misery of war—from the violence on the battlefield to the hardships of the home front—and offers a first-hand account of how the Civil War affected families.

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Author Bio: Charles Minor Blackford

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 11.04
Audience: Adult
Language: English