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Inside The Blanket Fort - Episode 88

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Inside The Blanket Fort - Episode 88

Journey back Inside The Blanket Fort as we honor Memorial Day with a recording submitted by Mark Flotow, editor of In Their Letters, in Their Words: Illinois Civil War Soldiers Write Home, which was published by SIU Press in 2019.

Winner of the 2020 Illinois State Historical Society Russel P. Strange Memorial Book of the Year Award, this book documents 165 Illinois Civil War soldiers’ and sailors’ lives through the lens of their personal letters.

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Amy Etcheson is the Interim Director of SIU Press at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. She is the program host and co-creator of Inside The Blanket Fort radio program and podcast.