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A Home For American War Letters

by Terri Barnes

The modest bungalow looks like any other home on the tree-lined street, but the rooms inside hold an estimated 100,000 cards, letters, and emails written by American service men and women and their families, during every American conflict from the Revolutionary War to Iraq and Afghanistan. This unique collection of personal letters of war is the vision of dedicated author and historian Andrew Carroll, in partnership with Chapman University. The Center for American War Letters opens November 5, 2014. […]