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1863: The Year the Civil War Turned, Part 1 In-Person

Dr. John Foster of Mentor Public Library and Todd Arrington from the James A. Garfield Historic Site present the first of a two-part program on the year 1863 in the American Civil War. The first installment will look at the key developments in the military and political situation of the country. The war took on a new character on January 1st, when the Emancipation Proclamation came into force. But it was not clear whether that bold step could be backed up militarily. Still reeling from the disaster at Fredericksburg in December 1862, the Union Army stumbled into another disaster at Chancellorsville. Join us for a look at developments in the first half of 1863, the most pivotal year of the American Civil War.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
James R. Garfield Room
  Lifelong Learning  
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