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Civil War Washington
All-Day Tour
Historians Gregg Clemmer and Ed Bearss lead an excursion covering life, politics, and key events in the Union’s capital city during wartime.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM
City of Sedition: New York During the Civil War
Civil War-era New York was a place of patriots, war heroes, and abolitionists, and simultaneously one of antiwar protest, draft resistance, and defiance. Author John Strausbaugh  reveals how New Yorkers of all kinds seized the opportunities the conflict presented to amass capital, create new industries, and lay the foundation for the city's—and the nation's—growth.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 6:45 PM