Community Book Celebrations
The 2012 Events included an appearance by Civil War Novelist Jeff Shaara at the Lesher Center as well as:
The Civil War in 3D
California and the Civil War
Jeff Matthews and Keith and Larry Rogers, from the National Civil War Association, discussed California’s involvement in the Civil War with demonstrations and talks about The California 100 Cavalry and medical conditions during the Civil War.
Letters from the Storm
Clayton resident Linda Foster Arden discussed her book, Letters from the Storm, the Intimate Civil War Letters of Lt. J. H. . JFoster, 155th Pennsylvania Volunteers. The book was developed from a collection of more than 100 letters between Arden’s great-great grandparents during the Civil War. The letters include the details of several visits by President Lincoln as he reviews the troops, and the men’s grieving over his death in April 1865.
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