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A House Divided
Janet Elizabeth Croon
The War Outside My Window

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The War Outside My Window, edited by Janet Elizabeth Croon, is our next featured book on A House Divided. Bjorn Skaptason hosts.

Croon brings us the journal of LeRoy Wiley Gresham. His unique manuscript of the demise of the Old South—lauded by the Library of Congress as one of its premier holdings—is published here for the first time.

The War Outside My Window

The War Outside My Window
Janet Elizabeth Croon, ed.
Air Date/Time October 25, 3pm (Central)
1st ed., 480p., hardcover, Savas Beatie

LeRoy Wiley Gresham was born in 1847 to an affluent slave-holding family in Macon, Georgia. After a horrific leg injury left him an invalid, the educated, inquisitive, perceptive, and exceptionally witty 12-year-old began keeping a diary in 1860–just as secession and the Civil War began tearing the country and his world apart. He...

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October 25
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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