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Newell Burch photo

Chippewa Valley author Dustyn Dubuque will discuss his book on Civil War veteran Newell Burch, pictured above, at the Boyceville Library on Jan. 24.

A local author will host a book discussion at the Boyceville Public Library, 903 Main St., on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Dustyn Dubuque will discuss his book “How Newell Burch Survived Andersonville Prison, Among the First to Arrive and the Last to Leave.” The book explores how Burch, a Civil War veteran, not only survived for 21 months as a prisoner of war but how his activism brought better treatment and hope to those who were imprisoned with him.

Contact the Boyceville Public Library at 715-643-2106 with questions or for more information.

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