Book Talk: Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865

Book Talk: Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865

Location: 

White House of the Confederacy

Left an invalid by an injury, LeRoy Gresham, son of an affluent Georgia slaveholder, began keeping a journal at the age of twelve in 1860. Discover the unique view of a young, privileged, white teenager witnessing the demise of his world even as his own body slowly fails him. 

With editor, Janet Croon. 

Janet E. Croon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Modern European History, and Russian Language and Area Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1983), and a Master’s Degree in International Studies from the University of Dayton (1985). She has been teaching International Baccalaureate History for nearly two decades and developed a deep interest in the Civil War by living in northern Virginia. She is the author of The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865.

Cost: 

Free, No Admission Required

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