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My Heart Toward Home: Letters of a Family During the Civil Warby Bacon, Georgeanna Woolsey and Howland, Eliza Woolsey and Hoisington, Daniel John
Publisher: Edinborough Press
Issue: Winter 2001
"When the members of the Woolsey family gave up toys, they took up politics," two New York sisters write of themselves and their six siblings. First published in 1898, the family's literate wartime letters record their extensive involvement with the U.S. Sanitary Commission.