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2nd Saturday Civil War Series: The Civil War as the Watershed Event in United States History, with David Albert
January 14, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In Person in the Lincoln Gallery at ACFL&MH
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Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9370579279 Meeting ID: 937 057 9279
More than just a 4 year war that cost our country hundreds of thousands of
lives, the Civil War wrought many other changes that affected the country
forever. From the elimination of slavery, changes in the status of women, a shift
in power from the states to the federal government, advances in medicine,
manufacturing, agriculture, transportation and banking, to the face of war
itself, the United States before and after these 4 climactic years was
David Albert is a retired Air Force officer who has been studying the Civil War
for more than 50 years. He was a Civil War docent at the Alabama Department
of Archives and History for many years, co-taught the Civil War elective at the
Air Force Command and Staff College, presented courses for Elderhostel, and
currently teaches courses at Pitt, CMU and LaRoche in their lifelong learning
programs for seniors. He’s a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Civil War
Roundtable and a proud graduate of Penn State.
2nd Saturday Lectures made possible by the Massey Charitable Trust