We just wrapped up a Kickstarter for my upcoming graphic novel, The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby, Volume 2 -- It's a YA adventure story set in 1863, drawn entirely from primary source materials. It explores themes of: #civilwarhistory #slavery #emancipation #race #graphicmedicine &c. &c. ...
Here's the book's official page @ my site:
I'm very interested in getting this work out to classrooms & libraries & readers of all ages -- educators interested in a sample PDF, please contact me here.
I'll be posting more materials between now & the book's official launch in May.
In the meantime, here's a short episode featuring Walt Whitman's volunteer work in Union Hospitals (July 1863):