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Book Review: A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky: The Diary of Frances Peter

Reviewed by Meg Groeling Every time a new diary or memoir of someone who lived through the American Civil War is published, history comes incrementally closer to understanding the war that continues to define us as a nation. The 2021 … Continue reading

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Women: Preserving & Destroying Primary Sources

The world has no right to my heart… They don’t get to know what I said I’m burning the memories Yes, I listen to the Hamilton soundtrack too much (even though it’s not Civil War era), and “Burn” is an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary

Josie Underwood (Nancy Disher Baird, ed) Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary University Press of Kentucky $26.00 The story of how Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary came to be published is just as remarkable as the diary itself. The Preface of … Continue reading

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