Apr 8 7:30pm-8:30pm
Our Annual Civil War Lecture Series is ONLINE this year! A new lecture will be available to watch on our Facebook page between 7:30pm and 8:30pm on Thursday April 8, April 15, and April 22. Click here to watch.
"To Follow with Eye and Pencil”: Experiencing the Civil War at Home
Dr. Jillian Caddell, University of Kent, United Kingdom
What was it like to experience the Civil War from places like Chemung County, far from the frontlines of battle? This presentation looks at the use of popular Telegram Marking Maps, which allowed owners to create their own interactive maps of war at home, to describe how the era created a newly invigorated democratic engagement between the individual and the nation.
Click here to watch between 7:30pm and 8:30pm on April 8.