For over a century, lost in the inner recesses of a New Jersey library, lay the diary and letters of a young man who fought for the Union in the Civil War. Lt. Edmund Halsey, a college graduate, fledgling lawyer, and accomplished writer, kept one of the most comprehensive diaries of the war. From 1862-1865, he wrote hundreds of letters to his father, sisters, brothers, and girlfriend, Mary. The letters were a lifeline, a buffer against the horrors of war, and they also provide a rare portrait of army life. Yet Halsey's ...

Brother Against Brother 1997, Citadel Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781559724012