Love Amid the Turmoil

Love Amid the Turmoil

The Civil War Letters of William and Mary Vermilion

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Blackwell North Amer
William Vermilion (1830-1894) served as a captain in Company F of the 36th Iowa Infantry from October 1862 until September 1865. Although he was a physician in Iconium in south central Iowa at the start of the war, after it ended he became a noted lawyer in nearby Centerville; he was also a state senator from 1869 to 1872. Mary Vermilion (1831-1883) was a schoolteacher who grew up in Indiana; she and William married in 1858. In this volume historian Donald Elder provides a careful selection from the hundreds of supportive, informative, and heart-wrenching letters that they wrote each other during the war - the most complete collection of letters exchanged between a husband and a wife during the Civil War.

Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2003
ISBN: 9780877458494
0877458499
Branch Call Number: 973.7477 Vermilion 2003
Characteristics: xiv, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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