The Week Ahead: November 14th-20th
Starting November 14th: “Divided Loyalties: Civil War Documents,” a Missouri State Archives exhibit @ the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum (MO).
November 14th @ 6:30pm: A scholar and interpreter of traditional American music will bring the sounds of the Civil War to the East Boston Branch Library (Boston, MA).
November 14th @ 7pm: "Lincoln's Leadership and Communication Style" @ the Kentucky Museum (Bowling Green, KY).
November 15th: "Guerrilla Warfare, Counter-Insurgency and the Lessons of the Civil War" @ Angelo State University Houston Harte University Center (TX).
November 15th @11am: "Civil War Contraband Camp Registers: A Roadmap to the Past and Future" @ the National Archives Building Research Center (Washington, D.C.).
November 15th @7pm: "Rearing Rebels: A Look at Confederate Textbooks" by David Parker @ Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA).
November 15th @7pm: “Making Sense of Shiloh,” reading: selections from America's War @Thomas Crane Public Library (Quincy, MA).
November 16th @7pm: "Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation" @ the Kentucky Museum (Bowling Green, KY).
November 16th @7pm: “Baptism of Fire: The Role of Federal Recruits at the Battle of Franklin,” a meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable @ the Bone & Joint Center (Clarksville, TN).
November 16th @7pm: The Eastern Shore Historical Society presents Part II of the Civil War lecture series - historian Kellee Blake talk about the invasion that quickly moved down from the north and marched swiftly over the two Shore counties in the fall of 1861@ the Onancock Baptist Church (PA).
November 16th @7pm: The Shrewsbury Historical Society will host “Remembering Shrewsbury’s Civil War Veterans” @ at the 1830 Brick Schoolhouse on the Shrewsbury Town Common (Shrewsbury, MA).
November 17th @11am: "Civil War Contraband Camp Registers: A Roadmap to the Past and Future" @ the National Archives, lecture room C in College Park (MD).
November 17th @11:15am: “Servant Life in the Confederate White House" (Richmond, VA).
November 17th @6:30pm: "The Common Soldier in the Civil War" @ Carroll Community College in Westminster (MD).
November 17th @7pm: "Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address," part of Western Illinois University Libraries and the WIU Department of History ‘s sponsorship of "Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War" @ the Western Illinois Museum in Macomb (IL).
November 17th @7pm: Lecture on The Music of the American Civil War, presented by M.J. Albacete, executive director of the Canton Museum of Art (CMA) @ the Fine Arts Theatre at Kent State University at Stark (Jackson Township, OH).
November 18th @12pm: “The Trent Affair" @ the Museum of the Confederacy (Richmond, VA).
November 18th @2pm: The Morris County Historical Society of Acorn Hall will present “The Civil War in Morris County” @ the Pequannock Library (NJ).
November 18th @7pm: “Civil War Ghosts and Legends" @ the Deere-Wiman House (Moline, IL).
November 19th @10:15am: Annual Remembrance Day parade, ceremony and illumination commemorating Lincolns’ address (Gettysburg, PA).
November 19th @2pm: “Women spies in the Civil War" @ the Mansfield State Historic Site (Mansfield, LA).
November 19th @ 2:30pm: The Willard InterContinental will be hosting an Afternoon Tea with Mrs. Julia Ward Howe in the Willard InterContinental’s Crystal Room. Here, you can enjoy a living history presentation on site with the woman who penned the epic verses to the Battle Hymn of the Republic.
November 19th @5pm: Candlelight tour commemorating the 1861 Bombardment of Pensacola Bay @ Fort Pickens (FL).
November 19th @7:30pm: "'The Rebels are Our Countrymen Again': US Grant and the Meaning of Appomattox" @ the Majestic Theater (Gettysburg, PA).
November 19th @ 7:30pm: The 50th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture will be held @ Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater. This year’s lecture features Joan Waugh, professor of history at the University of California, who will present, "'The Rebels Are Our Countrymen Again': U.S. Grant and the Meaning of Apppomattox” (Gettyburg, PA).
November 19th @8pm: “Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," a candlelight program at Christ Church (Gettysburg, PA).
November 20th @3pm: “Lincoln, A Bodyguard’s View of the President" @ Mount Zion Church (Aldie, VA).