Carolyn Ivanoff, a Civil War historian and housemaster at Shelton Intermediate School, will give a Civil War talk on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Easton Public Library\u2019s community room, 691 Morehouse Road, Easton. Ivanoff will focus on the Wilson French family during her \u201cOne Family\u2019s Civil War: Letters for Generations\u201d presentation for the Historical Society of Easton. The event is open to the public. She will discuss almost 600 letters by Capt. Wilson French of Company G, 17th Connecticut Volunteers, and his wife Martha Bouton French. The correspondence provides an intimate look into their lives and how they lived through and survived these extraordinary years. French was wounded at Gettysburg, captured and paroled. In 2003, Ivanoff was named Civil War Preservation Trust\u2019s Teacher of the Year. Contact the Easton Historical Society at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-261-2090. Editor's note: The date is\u00a0 incorrectly listed as being Saturday in Nov. 29 print edition. We regret the error.