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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

GUEST APPEARANCE: Robert E. Lee and us: Robert May of Purdue gives us a sensible roadmap for statue replacing

Charlottesville, Virginia is roiling over the city council’s planned removal from a local park of a bronze statue of Robert E. Lee, seated upon his horse Traveller, with its replacement by a memorial to enslaved people. The controversy reignites contested
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Hawthorne editor Allen Boyer has a personal new book about World War II: here’s how it came about. . .

When my father talked about the war, it was at night, on an empty highway.  We lived in Mississippi, all our relatives lived in Indiana, and we made that long round-trip twice a year.  After dark, hours behind us, hours
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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.