By: Dona Bayard Sauerburger and Thomas Lucas Bayard
Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)
Seller ID: S4167-set
Condition: 470 pages, 8.5x11, (2002), 2007, 8.5x11, paper, index, 2 vols., 470 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
From Civil War soldier to homesteader, the life of Thomas Lucas and those of his family members are revealed in this book through hundreds of letters written during a span of more than fifty years. Thomas and his wife Letty grew up in a small Pennsylvania town, but their lives were disrupted in 1861 when Civil War broke out. Thomas heeded the patriotic call, leaving his pregnant wife and their baby daughter Millie to serve for three years in the First Pennsylvania Cavalry. The first section of this book covers the Civil War years. Through 380letters written by, and written to, Thomas Lucas, re... View More...