Chicago History Podcast:

Jason discusses his book, and its ties to Chicago, on the Chicago History Podcast, with Tommy Henry. Listen to the episode, and all the great Chicago History Podcast content, wherever you get your podcasts. Visit the link below for more information, and the link to a more in-depth video version of the interview.
Episode 413 - Chicago to Appomattox: Illinois' 39th Infantry in the Civil War with author Jason Baker | Chicago History Podcast (

Past Events:

@ Prairie Fox Books - 719 LaSalle Street, Ottawa, IL

Jason introduced himself and discussed the book writing process, then had a wonderful discussion with members of the local Civil War Roundtable. 

@Grundy County Historical Society - 510 W Illinois Avenue, Morris, IL

Jason made a 90 minute presentation to a packed room of local history enthusists, providing an overview of the 39th's journey and detailing some of the local men who served.