Battle Lines: letters from America's wars.
An "online exhibition of letters and audio, created by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and the Legacy Project, features correspondence from over 200 years of American conflicts, ranging from the Revolution to the war in Iraq. This exhibition uses the words of famous generals and lesser-known troops, as well as parents, sweethearts, and children, to explore such themes as leaving home, life in the military, the pride and worries of those left behind, and ultimate sacrifice." Keyword searchable.
Material Type: Collection
Date Added to MERLOT: July 12, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 16, 2010
Submitter: Sally Robertson
Keywords: American military history, American War letters
Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Audio
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure