Lake County History Symposium 2015
Home Front to Frontline: The Impact of the Civil War on Lake County, Illinois
Conventions and Sentiments of Civil War Correspondence
Presented by Diana Dretske, Lake County Historian,
Lake County Discovery Museum
Drawn from Civil War-era letters in the Lake County Discovery Museum’s collections, this presentation explores the etiquette and form of correspondence to and from soldiers, and the sentiments revealed within.
Recorded live at the Lake County Discovery Museum on April 26, 2015