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Title Wanted--correspondence : women's letters to a Union soldier / edited by Nancy L. Rhoades and Lucy E. Bailey
Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 410 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Bold script and war work -- Women's letters to Edwin Lewis Lybarger, 1862-67 -- Appendix: Biographical sketch of Edwin Lewis Lybarger
Summary Wanted-Correspondence is a unique collection of more than 150 letters written to an Ohio serviceman during the American Civil War offers glimpses of women's lives as they waited, worked, and wrote from the Ohio home front. The letters reveal fascinating details of the lives of mostly young, single women-friends, acquaintances, love interests, and strangers who responded to one Union soldier's advertisement for cor respondents. Almost all of the women who responded to Lieutenant Edwin Lewis Lybarger's lonely-hearts newspaper advertisement lived in Ohio and supported the Union. Lybar
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Lybarger, Edwin Lewis, 1840-1924 -- Correspondence.
Letter writing -- Social aspects -- United States -- Sources.
Women -- Ohio -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources.
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects -- Sources.
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- War work -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Records and correspondence.
Sources.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Bailey, Lucy E.
Lybarger, Edwin Lewis, 1840-1924.
Rhoades, Nancy L., 1915-2007.
ISBN 0821443240 (electronic bk.)
9780821443248 (electronic bk.)
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(hc ; alk. paper)
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