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2nd Saturday Civil War Series: Awakened Hearts – The Power & Patriotism of Civilians
March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This is an online event:
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Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84817938140 Meeting ID: 848 1793 8140
In 1861, America was going to war. Citizen armies were formed, and a frenzy of patriotism influenced both the civilian men going to war and those left at home. Following the history of the 1st Minnesota Regiment and the 2nd Virginia Regiment, this presentation explores multiple aspects of the civilian response at the beginning of the war and how they dealt with the realities of war.
Sarah Kay Bierle graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a BA in History and has spent the last few years exploring ways to share quality historical research in way that will inform and inspire modern audiences, including school presentations, writing, and speaking engagements. Sarah works as managing editor for the Emerging Civil War blog and also maintains her own history blog and website at www. Gazette665. com. She has written several historical novels. Her first nonfiction history book , Call Out the Cadets: The Battle of New Market, was released in 2019 as part of the Emerging Civil War Series.
2nd Saturday Lectures made possible by the Massey Charitable Trust.
Free and open to the public. No reservations required.