Speaking engagments

Waunakee Local Author Showcase

Please join me and other local authors at the Waunakee Public Library on Saturday, February 22 from 1:00-3:00. This event will provide the opportunity to chat with twenty-one local authors and purchase their books. The Friends of the Waunakee Public Library are sponsoring this event and will provide refreshments. See https://www.facebook.com/events/626927248070774/?active_tab=about for a list of… Continue reading Waunakee Local Author Showcase

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.

Dwight Foster Public Library · Media mentions · Speaking engagments · Such Anxious Hours

Presentation at Dwight Foster Public Library-Fort Atkinson

Please join me at the Dwight Foster Public Library in Fort Atkinson Wisconsin on Saturday, February 8 at 1:00 to hear the story of the Wisconsin home front during the Civil War. The poignant voices of eight women ranging in age from eighteen to forty five will reveal their contributions, their losses, and the ways… Continue reading Presentation at Dwight Foster Public Library-Fort Atkinson