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2nd Saturday Civil War Series: Rose Greenhow’s “My Imprisonment” with Emily Lapisardi
September 10, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In Person in the Lincoln Gallery at ACFL&MH
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Rose Greenhow was a Washington, D.C. socialite and Confederate spy. Following her imprisonment, she wrote a memoir about it in hopes of gaining support for the Confederacy. Now, fully edited and annotated, this memoir offers new insight into wartime Washington. Discover who Rose knew and the role she played.
Emily Lapisardi has studied Rose Greenhow for over twenty years. a musicologist and musician, she currently serves as Director of Musical Activities for the Catholic Chapel at the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY). She holds degrees from Duquesne University and West Virginia University., where she received the J. and C. Nath award for research and was the university’s nominee for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. She has portrayed Greenhow for museums, historical societies, roundtables, and educational institutions throughout the United States, including the International Spy Museum, several National Park Service sites, the Surratt Society, and book launch events for Ann Blackman’s biography Wild Rose.
2nd Saturday Lectures made possible by the Massey Charitable Trust
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