My Dear Molly: the Civil War Letters of Captain James Love

Consists of the 160 letters that St. Louisan James Love wrote to his fiancée, Eliza Mary "Molly" Wilson, during his Civil War service. Spanning the length of the war, Love's letters give a full account of both the ongoing conflict and the many different aspects of his life, making this book a unique contribution to the literature of the time period."--