"War and Freedom": This discussion will look at Emancipation in Maryland and its unique situation as a slave state with regard to recruiting U.S. Colored Troop regiments. Dr. Dean Herrin of the National Park Service and the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies, will discuss the Center's USCT research. Book: America's War.
“Making Sense of the American Civil War” is a reading and discussion program that explores literary works about the American Civil War. Co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Library Association, and the Maryland Humanities Council this series focuses on different perspectives of the Civil War and the varying experiences of individuals from different genders, ethnicities and backgrounds. In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary, the Frederick County Public Libraries joins with Monocacy National Battlefield to host this discussion series.
Event Type(s): Adult Program, Discussion Group
Age Group(s): adult