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Battle Lines: Letters from America's Wars     View
This exhibit features "correspondence from over 200 years of American conflicts, ranging from the Revolution to the war in Iraq." Features audio and digitized images of the letters, which explore themes such as home, love, enlisting, and co ... Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars     View
This site is from the Legacy Project, a "national, all-volunteer effort dedicated to encouraging Americans to seek out and preserve wartime correspondence before these letters are lost or damaged." The site includes information about how to ...

"My Precious Loulie...": Love Letters of the Civil War     View
These love letters from Civil War soldiers "show their sorrows of being apart, fears that the soldier would not return home, and hopes for the future after the war's end." In addition, "some of the letters are comical, as is the letter ...

Letters to Sala: A Young Woman's Life in Nazi Labor Camps     View
This exhibit features the letters of a Polish Jewish woman who survived five years in seven Nazi forced labor camps during World War II. "She risked her life to preserve the letters, hiding them during line-ups ... even burying them." Incl ...

Dear Miss Breed: Letters from Camp     View
A retrospective of San Diego Public Library children's librarian Clara Breed, who became "a lifeline to the outside world" for Japanese American children relocated during World War II to internment camps. Breed "distributed stamped a ...

Spy Letters of the American Revolution     View
Images of the letters are accompanied by transcriptions and background information. The site exposes the techniques spies used in letter writing and has brief biographies of traitor Benedict Arnold, spies Ann Bates and Miss Jenny, the Marquis de Lafa ...

We Do Not Know His Name: Klatsassin and the Chilcotin War     View
This site examines a war in 1864 between the Tsilqhot'in people and the colony of British Columbia, Canada. The site "is essentially an archive of primary documents with some secondary interpretations." Transcribed materials include colonia ...

Last Letters Home: Voices of American Troops From the Battlefields of Iraq     View
Companion site to a Home Box Office (HBO) program that features the letters of soldiers killed in action in Iraq. Features profiles of the families of the soldiers, a selection of letters, a discussion board, and a place to submit stories.

American Civil War     View
An extensive directory of links to information on the United States Civil War. Includes Civil War slang, recipes and other aspects of home life, data about African Americans (in the "Colored Troops" section), details about prisons and priso ...

The Civil War in Florida: Letters of a New Hampshire Soldier (The Calvin Shedd Letters)     View
Transcriptions of letters from Calvin Shedd to his family during the Civil War. Includes a complete roster of the New Hampshire Seventh Regiment Volunteers (in which he served for the Union Army). This wonderful look at an everyday soldier's experien ...



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