Affectionately Yours

Affectionately Yours

The Civil War Home-front Letters of the Ovid Butler Family

Book - 2004
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During the American Civil War, the men fighting wrote about the tedium of army life and the horrors of battle in countless letters to relatives and loved ones back home. Rare, however, are missives from relatives to soldiers relating the details of what was occurring in the villages and towns unscarred by the conflict. Affectionately Yours includes transcriptions of sixty-five holograph letters written by members of the Ovid Butler family of Indianapolis.
Publisher: Indianapolis : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2004.
ISBN: 9780871951755
Characteristics: xix, 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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