Category Archives: English 601

The Peckinpaugh Collection: From Connection to Inspiration

*Post written by Stacy Waters, an English 601 student, at the University of Southern Indiana. I recently went to Rice Library’s archives looking for a project topic, I selected the Peckinpaugh collection because it consisted of Civil war correspondence, family … Continue reading

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World War 2 through Owen Hamilton’s Eyes

*Post written by Jessica Reinbold, an English 601 student, at the University of Southern Indiana. While looking through letters written by a World War II soldier, I couldn’t help but wonder who the man behind the letters was and how … Continue reading

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To Betsy Wells Hall

*Post written by Theresa Oser, an English 601 student, at the University of Southern Indiana. My archival folder contained Civil War era poems written by Betsy Wells Hall.  They were written in a script-line longhand on lined paper and were … Continue reading

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The War Back Home: A Creative Essay

*Post written by Peter Barringer, an English 601 student, at the University of Southern Indiana. Everyone during a war, and rightfully so, thinks about the troops overseas. What have they been forced to see and do? Are they in danger of … Continue reading

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A Close Reading of Betsy Wells Hall’s “To the memory of our good President Abraham Lincoln”

*Post written by Jacqui Epley, an English 601 student, at the University of Southern Indiana. Though he be a Humble Man A Close Reading of Betsy Wells Hall’s “To the memory of our good President Abraham Lincoln” It goes without saying … Continue reading

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