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Our Next Program - November 20th

"Then Christmas Came

Presented by: Sarah Kay Bierle


THEN CHRISTMAS CAME
How did Americans react to the horrific battles in 1862? What was the impact of the Battle of Fredricksburg, the capstone for fighting in the east, which ended just before the Christmas season? With no end in sight, and the “season of peace and good cheer” upon them, how did Americans reconcile the war and their beliefs? Could they find ways to justify, or condemn, the strife, setting the stage for more conflict in coming years?

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Meeting Schedule for 2018 and 2019


TUESDAYS
SPEAKER
TOPIC
18 Sept 2018
Steven and Patrice Demory
“Thaddeus Lowe and the U.S. Balloon Corps”
16 Oct 2018
Jay Kelly
“Railroads of the Civil War”
20 Nov 2018
Sarah Kay Bierle
“Then Christmas Came: The Justification and Condemnation of War in 1862”
18 Dec 2018
Jay Wertz
“Jubal Early’s 1864 Raid”
15 Jan 2019
Dave Schrader
“Blockaders and Blockade-Runners: The Anaconda Plan in Action ”
19 Feb 2019
Bruce Smith
“Life of a Union Cavalryman”
19 Mar 2019
TBA
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16 April 2019
TBA
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14 May 2019
TBA 
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18 June 2019
TBA
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