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My Heart Toward Home: Letters of a Family During the Civil War

by Bacon, Georgeanna Woolsey and Howland, Eliza Woolsey and Hoisington, Daniel John

Publisher: Edinborough Press
Issue: Winter 2001
ISBN: 1889020079

"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.

review of My Heart Toward Home: Letters of a Family During the Civil War, by Bacon, Georgeanna Woolsey, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2001).