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Carr publishes book on women during the Civil War with University Press

December 09, 2019

Carr book coverJo Ann Carr, director emerita of the School of Education's Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology (MERIT), has recently published “Such Anxious Hours: Wisconsin Women’s Voices from the Civil War,” with the University of Wisconsin Press.  

Carr provides a chronicle of Civil War Wisconsin by placing the words of eight Wisconsin women in the national, state, and local context of the war. 

The book includes an illustration of Wisconsin in 1861 created by Linda Endlich, graphic artist in the School of Education’s Office of Communications and Advancement.

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