Individual Author Record
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.
- Affectionately Yours: The Civil War Home Front--Letters of the Ovid Butler Family , Indiana Historical Society, 2004
Titles At Your Library
Affectionately Yours: The Civil War Home Front--Letters of the Ovid Butler Family
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.