LETTERS is a historical fiction novel based on the letters written home by James Durrett, a teenager who served with the Confederacy during the Civil War. All of James's letters are included in the text of the book and is an account of the trials and tribulations of this brutal war seen through the eyes of a teenager. This is a true account of his unit, the 18th Alabama Volunteer Regiment dating from 1861-1865.
Currently, LETTERS is used in middle schools and high schools across the nation.
Class sets of the full novel are available as well.
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