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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Butler Davis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Barbara Butler Davis on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Barbara Butler Davis teaches Spanish in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barbara is the great-great grandaughter of Ovid Butler, the founder of Butler University in Indianapolis.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Affectionately Yours: The Civil War Home Front--Letters of the Ovid Butler Family
ISBN: 0871951754

Indiana Historical Society. 2004

A unique collection of Civil War letters, sent from a committed Indiana Union family to their son, a soldier on the battlefield, is rare in that it tells the story from the home-front perspective, detailing what was occurring in the villages and towns unscarred by the conflict.

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