Belle Arnold Sleeper · Berlin Wisconsin · Civil War Prisoners · Mary Burwell

The Agony of Young Brides: Mary Burwell and Belle Arnold Sleeper

Mary Burwell and Belle Arnold Sleeper, the two women featured in the last chapter of Such Anxious Hours, had much in common. Both young women married during the war and after their marriages said farewell to their husbands as they left for the battlefield. However, their experiences also differed greatly. Mary Burwell had the comfort… Continue reading The Agony of Young Brides: Mary Burwell and Belle Arnold Sleeper

Speaking engagments

Dodge County Historical Society-January 18th, 1:00 p.m.

Lecture at DCHS by Jo Ann Daly Carr about her book. Saturday January 18th at 1:00 PM at the Dodge County Historical Society. Special information about Sarah Jane Gates Powers, a resident of Dodge County during the Civil War. Free and Open to the Public. Located at the Old Williams Free Library at 105 Park… Continue reading Dodge County Historical Society-January 18th, 1:00 p.m.