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Second Friday Lecture Series: A New Look: Gainesville and Brawner Farm

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, August 9  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Lance Herdegen The Iron Brigade’s opening battle came August 28, 1862 on the John Brawner farm near Gainesville, Virginia. The story has been told before, but never from a fog of war view with one author writing of the Union side and another from the Confederate. […]

Illinois Holds the Key: The Vicksburg Campaign

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Tuesdays, August 13 and 20  |  6:00pm – 8:00pm  |  Presenter: Mr. Robert Girardi  |  $24 ($30 for non-members)  |  Register Here President Abraham Lincoln remarked, “Vicksburg is the key! The war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket.”  He recognized that control of the Mississippi River was a […]

Second Friday Lecture Series: The Letterman Medical Evacuation Plan at Antietam

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, September 13  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Dr. Gordon Dammann Dr. Jonathan Letterman forever changed the course of both the Civil War and modern medicine with the innovations he installed within the Medical Department of the Union Army between 1862 and 1864.  The crowning medical achievement of what became known as “The Letterman […]

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