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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, and of their women and children left behind to plant corn, slaughter hogs, and face Copperheads riding by night.

From Our Blog

A story about a vanished civilization. . .

The time is 1987. The place: Indianapolis. At several places in the city, there are vibrant, well attended stores which have attractive books on display. A sign outside says Waldenbooks. They are the cornerstones for a business selling best-sellers, classics
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What can regional publishers do to sell their books?

Here are the ideas, and they can apply to self-published and to authors whose books are put out by larger publishers: Know your market. From the first moment we think of writing a book, we need to know who will
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Help Preserve Hoosier Civil War Heritage with the Hawthorne Indiana Small Library Project

Our smallest and medium-sized towns in Indiana sent large segments of their populations to the war 1861-1865. You can help one of their libraries remember and preserve their heritage and afford a book they might miss by donating a copy of A Cabinet of Curiosities from the Civil War in Indiana. Order from our ordering system, stipulate a small town library with the address in the town of your choice under Buyer Instructions. Or call us to place a phone order and for library suggestions. Hawthorne 317-867-5183.