Tag Archives: 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Free ECW Podcast: “The Bonds of War”

Historian Diana Dretske discusses “The Bonds of War”—the esprit de corps between men from the same Illinois hometown with similar but dissimilar immigrant experiences in the newest ECW Podcast episode. Listen for free on ECW Patreon And there’s more information … Continue reading

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Historian’s Toolkit: Identifying 96th Illinois Soldiers

Diana L. Dretske authored The Bonds of War: A Story of Immigrants and Esprit de Corps in Company C, 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry which is part of the Engaging The Civil War Series with Southern Illinois University Press. Today, she shares about her … Continue reading

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The Bonds of War Now Available

We’re pleased to announce the release of the latest book in the Emerging Civil War Series: The Bonds of War: A Story of Immigrants and Esprit de Corps in Company C, 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry by Diana L. Dretske, available … Continue reading

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