150 years ago this summer, the Army Medal of Honor was created during the second year of the American Civil War, when the casualty numbers for both sides started to escalate. Frank Krone of NW Historical Perspectives and the Oregon Civil War 150th Anniversary Commission will talk about the history of the Army Medal of Honor, and about recently discovered information about the lives of Medal of Honor recipients with Pacific Northwest connections.
The lecture will be held at the Fort Vancouver, Washington library located at 901 C Street, in the Klickitat Room. The sponsor for the lecture is the Vancouver Barracks Military Association and their website if www.wbma.us/ This event is free and open to the public, free parking is available in the Library parking lot.
For more information please check out the website at http://www.oregoncivilwarsesquicentennialcommission.com/
or contact the Vancouver Barracks Military Association at firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, NW Historical Perspectives and
Oregon Lincoln Bicentennial Commissioner,
President emeritus of Friends of History at Portland State University
2000 NE 42nd Ave, Suite 392
Portland, OR 97213
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