Courtship Correspondence: The Letters from Practical Strangers, Week I

This summer we’re launching New Perspectives on the Civil War Era, a new series dedicated to the publication of primary sources (letters, diaries, speeches, etc.) of the Civil War era from a wide diversity of perspectives—respecting the soldier’s voice, but not privileging it over every other as is the case in most such edited volumes. The first volume in the series is Practical Strangers: The Courtship Correspondence of Nathaniel Dawson and Elodie Todd, Sister of Mary Todd Lincoln edited by Stephen Berry and Angela Esco Elder.

Deal of the Week: Johnny Mercer by Glenn T. Eskew

Each week we feature one or more of our titles for a special sale (50% off the list price) for one week only. The sale runs from Monday-Monday and is available exclusively on our website. Remember, web orders over $25 qualify for free shipping. (US-only, USPS media mail.) Our deal this week is Johnny Mercer: Southern Songwriter…