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Presentation by Prof. Tim Roberts: “‘I Need Your Care and Protection Worse than Old Abe does’: The Civil War’s Impact on a Western Illinois Couple’s Marriage”
April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
2019 guest speaker selected by the Friends of the Macomb Public Library is Prof. Tim Roberts (assisted by his wife Emily). The presentation focuses on the surprising letters of a Lewistown, Illinois, couple during the Civil War and the collecting and editing of the letters by Roberts for his recent book, The Infernal War: The Civil War Letters of William and Jane Standard. The talk is free and open to the public