"Love and Valor - Intimate Civil War Letters Between Captain Jacob and Emeline Ritner" REVISED EDITION

WHY THE UPDATED VERSION? Over the last 20 years, Larimer found many new stories and pictures of people mentioned in the letters, including two other photo albums, one of which contained pictures of Jacob and Emeline’s children.


In addition, he continued to find fascinating stories about the people Jacob and Emeline knew, or met, that they mentioned in their letters.


With this update, Sigourney Press also created an eBook version available on Kindle, Nook, and other eBook sites.


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Charles Larimer on “Public Perspective”


"Captain Jacob Ritner’s letters provide a fresh look at General Sherman’s campaigns."

Margaret Wayt DeBolt

Author, Savannah Spectres and Other Strange Tales

“Its difficult to imagine a more meaningful correspondence between man and wife. Almost scholarly, historically valuable, intimately rewarding.”

The Book Reader

Spring/Summer 2000 Edition, Page 14

"Richly told. An impressive work of research that all Americans can cherish as part of their national family inheritance."

John M. Pellicano

Author, Conquer or Die