edited by Robert F. Engs ’65 and Corey M. Brooks (Fordham University Press)

In this collection of letters, most of which were written between Andrew Evans and his son Samuel, who served for the Union in Tennessee, readers get a glimpse of the rural life of a Midwestern family and the challenges of the front lines. Engs is a history professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Brooks is a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley.