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Brothers in War- the Littletons

  • 4000 Mills Civic Parkway | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Presented By: West Des Moines Historical Society
  • Dates: September 15, 2019
  • Location: West Des Moines Public Library
  • Phone: (515) 225-1286
  • Start/End Time: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Overview

    The West Des Moines Historical Society and the West Des Moines Public Library Friends Foundation presents “Brothers in War- the Littletons” Sunday, September 15 at 2:30pm at the West Des Moines Public Library, 4000 Mills Civic Parkway.


    Authors Tom Woodruff and John Busbee tell the little known story of the Littleton Brothers, six mixed race Iowans who fought and died fighting for the Union during the Civil War. Born and raised near Toolesoro in Louisa County, Thomas, George, Kendall, Noah, John and William Littleton represent the largest loss of life for one immediate family in any war fought by the U.S.
    Free and open to the public.