Book Reading: Dear Delia: The Civil War Letters of Captain Henry F. Young

May 11th, 2019 | 205 N Dewey St. | Location: Eau Claire

Book Reading: Dear Delia: The Civil War Letters of Captain Henry F. Young

May 11th, 2019 | 205 N Dewey St. | Location: Eau Claire

Join author Micheal J. Larson for a book talk on the captivating letters of a Wisconsin soldier who served with the famous Iron Brigade during the Civil War. Captain Henry F. Young wrote 155 letters home to his wife Delia and his father-in-law, Jared Warner. The letters cover innumerable themes related to Young’s military service including his view on slavery, African American soldiers, military leadership, and the hardships endured by the common soldier during the war.

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