Comments for: Love endured a 33-month separation during the Civil War

Posted Feb. 13, 2012, at 10:15 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2014, at 10:15 a.m.

After Sarah Long kissed her husband, Hezekiah, goodbye in late summer 1862, he seldom penciled romantic prose to her. The 37-year-old Hezekiah joined the 20th Maine Infantry Regiment in August 1862. Sarah relocated their children (ages 14 months to 13 years) from South Thomaston to Rockland after he left. For …

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  • Anonymous

    What tough and resilient people–a pity her letters did not survive.

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