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About the Play To My Dear Wife

An original two-person play written by David Rush using letters and diaries written during the Civil War and held in Special Collections and the John A. Logan Museum Collection, To My Dear Wife is the story of a husband and wife during the Civil War, told through their letters. The play explores how each faces crises and events they never imagined and how the war changes them in different ways. Based on actual letters and diaries from the following collections:

Local musician E. L. Kurtz will accompany the play with tunes and songs of the period.

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