By Walter D. Kamphoefner,Wolfgang Helbich
Originally released in Germany in 2002, this assortment includes greater than 300 letters written by means of seventy-eight German immigrants--men and ladies, squaddies and civilians, from the North and South. Their missives inform of battles and tedium, privation and profiteering, causes for enlistment and desertion and for fending off involvement altogether. even though written by means of individuals with a number of backgrounds, those letters describe the clash from a notably German point of view, the editors argue, casting doubt at the declare that the Civil conflict was once the good melting pot that eliminated ethnic antagonisms.
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