Books: Indiana Civil War
Cabinet of Curiosities from the Civil War in Indiana: Important, Moving and Sometimes Odd Stories of the Human Side of the War.
Appropriate for children 8 and up and for family reading, also for schools as well as the thousands of Hoosiers whose great-grandparents lived the war. Battlefield happenings, real capture-the-flag adventures, inspiring heroism and coincidences: soldiers met as adversaries at Vicksburg and met again as friends when prisoners of war were released at the end of the war. Whiskey keg-tapping through the walls of warehouses, midnight cavalry raids in Arkansas, the poignant story of a little girl writing to her surgeon father as he sickened and died of typhoid far away and much more. The Indiana State Museum and Civil war experts from around the state contributed their own untold tales to this collection of the REAL Civil War in the state.