Civil War Era Studies
Frederick Eshelman's father wasn't home. He was in Petersburg, the chilly and treacherous trenches stretching to his right and left as far as the imagination might take them. That's where the danger was. That's where war lived. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Fruit of a Vile Tree: The Eshelman Family's War" (2015). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 43.