Stories in Blue

September 25, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Corporate Leisure
CME Building

Stories in Blue: The Lives of Local Civil War Soldiers

Instructor Tom Best

The stories of Civil War soldiers from Western Illinois are full of fascinating and tragic accounts. From tales of  bravery under fire at places like Fort Donelson and the Battle of Shiloh to the deaths of young men as a     result of guerrilla warfare in northern Tennessee, you have the chance to learn of the men who      experienced  the Civil War in all its glory and horror. There will also be time to share and discuss the Civil War legacy of your ancestors. Bring examples of your stories, letters, photos, and artifacts.

Main Campus, Galesburg

Tu, 09/25/18

Time 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.