Louisa May Alcott's Civil War collects her fictional portrayals of the conflict in short stories and her novel, Hospital Sketches.
Louisa's Journal, 1860
Read Alcott's description of the events leading up to the Civil War.
Jan Turnquist on Louisa May Alcott
Jan Turnquist, executive director of The Orchard House, Alcott's home in Concord, Massachusetts, spoke about the author at the Old South Meeting Hall in 2003. Watch the video.