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Indiana History Book Discussion Group (Genealogy Dept.)

  • Shelby County Public Library - Carnegie East Wing 33 West Broadway Street Shelbyville, IN, 46176 United States (map)

An Indiana History Book Club meets monthly in the library's Genealogy and History Dept. of the library.

The discussion group meets on the first Wednesday of most months. At this meeting, we will be discussing A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES FROM THE CIVIL WAR IN INDIANA by Nancy Niblack Baxter. Books are available in the Genealogy Dept.

This department is located in the library's annex, the Carnegie East Wing. 

Donna Dennison, Genealogy Department Head, will lead the discussion. Questions? (317) 398-7002 or ddennison@sscpl.lib.in.us.


The Civil War in Indiana is more than Morgan the Raider and Gettysburg! The war was the story of people. This book tells never-before-told or little known stories of soldiers in the swamps, the Indiana home Legion men drilling and arguing with their neighbors as they prepared for raids into Indiana, women and children planting fields and facing Copperheads who rode by night: real people from the Hoosier state in the most wrenching event in American history...
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