Civil War correspondence discovered in a shoe box in Ohio — includes Andersonville prison letter

CANTON, Ohio — Sunbury Press has released Jim Dohren’s compilation “Letters from a Shoebox: The Civil War Correspondence of John Huffman, David Huffman and William Bowman.”

lfasb_fcAbout the book:

Author Jim Dohren was the lucky inheritor of a shoebox full of old letters from the Civil War. In Letters from a Shoebox, Jim unveils his findings from many years of study of the correspondence, including the context and meaning of them.

The authors of these letter include:
William Bowman – a private in the 126th Ohio Volunteers
John J. Huffman – a private in the 85th Indiana Volunteers
David L Huffman – a sergeant in the 8th Indiana Volunteers
Matilda Huffman – sister-in-law to John & David Huffman
C J Huffman – sister of John & David Huffman
Eve Ann Huffman – sister of John & David Huffman
Ruth Davy – friend of Eve Ann Huffman

Events mentioned and places visited include Parkersburg and Martinsburg, WV, Danville, KY, Tullahoma, TN, Battle of Chickamauga, Fosterville, TN, Kingston, GA, Camp Sumter (Andersonville Prison), New Cumberland, OH, Atlanta, GA, Sherman’s March, Johnston’s Surrender, Goldsboro, NC, Raleigh, NC and Indianapolis, IN.

Letters from a Shoebox: The Civil War Correspondence of John Huffman, David Huffman and William Bowman
Authored by Jim Dohren
List Price: $14.95
5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Black & White on White paper
106 pages
Sunbury Press Inc
ISBN-13: 978-1620062944
ISBN-10: 1620062941
BISAC: History / United States / Civil War Period

For more information, please see:
http://www.sunburypressstore.com/Letters-from-a-Shoebox-9…

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