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The Civil War Letters of Sarah Kennedy: Life Under Occupation in the Upper South

Edited by Minoa Uffelman, Ellen Kanervo, and Phyllis Smith
University of Tennessee Press
208 pages

“A useful volume to Civil War historians and women’s history scholars alike, The Civil War Letters of Sarah Kennedy pulls back the curtain on upper-middle-class family life and social relations in a mid-sized Middle Tennessee town during the Civil War and reveals the slow demise of slavery during the Union occupation.”

~ the publisher