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Cracking the Camouflage Ceiling: Faith Persistence and Progress in the Army Chaplaincy During the Early Integration of Women in the Military

Cracking the Camouflage Ceiling: Faith Persistence and Progress in the Army Chaplaincy During the Early Integration of Women in the Military

Chaplain (Colonel) Janet Yarlott Horton US Army (Ret)

Janet Horton was one of the first women chaplains in the US military. Men in the armed forces were not easily accepting women in the days of challenge and change in the 1970s...

Cabinet of Curiosities from the Civil War in Indiana: Important, Moving and Sometimes Odd Stories of the Human Side of the War.

Cabinet of Curiosities from the Civil War in Indiana: Important, Moving and Sometimes Odd Stories of the Human Side of the War.

edited by Nancy Niblack Baxter

The Civil War in Indiana is more than Morgan the Raider and Gettysburg! The war was the story of people. This book tells never-before-told or little known stories of Hoosier men in the swamps of the Mississippi valley, brutal prison camps in Texas, or ”punishing” rebel storekeepers in Indianapolis and elsewhere.  The book also tells stories of their women and children left behind to plant corn, slaughter hogs, and face Copperheads riding by night.

From Our Blog

Seventeen-year-old Charlie Gibson: The Face of the Civil War in Indiana

The recent exhibition opening at the Daviess County Museum, involving a set of letters recently presented to the museum from the Civil War period, focuses on a soldier who is one of a handful of ”just boys” in the Fourteenth
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New! A softbound edition of Gallant Fourteenth: The Story of an Indiana Civil War Regiment

Nancy Niblack Baxter

This classic Civil War history of one of the two or three most recognized regiments from Indiana follows the career in the eastern theater of the Fourteenth Indiana Regiment of the Gibraltar Brigade, Army of the Potomac. The great Civil War historian Bruce Catton said of Gallant Fourteenth, “You are coming to grips with the fascinating, madding, incomprehensible story of the western volunteer soldier, studying him not as a soldier but as a spokesman for his time and place.”
ISBN 978-0-9963949-6-3
Copiously illustrated
$20

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Gallant Fourteenth: The Story of an Indiana Civil War Regiment