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KATHERINE ARBON displays pages from “Guarding Camp, Finding Home,” a children’s book based on letters from her great-great-grandfather, Charles Watson, to his wife, Libbie, during the Civil War. Photos of Arbon’s children in period costumes illustrate the work. Jade McDowell photo

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A personal story of the Civil War

Writing a book is always a labor of love, but for Katherine Arbon of The Dalles, writing the children’s book “Guarding Camp, Finding Home” was especially personal.

July 24, 2013 10:45 a.m. read more..


Niterbell 4 years, 7 months ago

This is a wonderful book. It's has so many wonderful aspects and the photography is spectacular!!!!


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