To continue its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Bridgewater College will focus its fifth annual Civil War Institute on “‘They Who Fought Here:’ Armies, Soldiers and Civilians,” and will feature four renowned scholars as panelists.
The one-day institute, which is free and open to the public, will be held April 21 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Spoerlein Lecture Hall (Room 100) of the College's McKinney Center for Science and Mathematics.
Exploring topics relating to participants in the war are:
Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, U.S. Naval Academy, "The Old Army and the New Army."
Sharita Jacobs-Thompson, Gettysburg College, "Women and the Civil War."
Timothy Orr, Old Dominion University, "Union Mobilization."
Aaron Sheehan-Dean, West Virginia University, "Confederate Movitation and Recruitment."
For further information, contact Nick Picerno, 540-828-5761, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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