Cincinnati: Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

By arohmiller, posted on December 11th, 2013.

[ February 1, 2014; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

African American Women During the Civil War: They were teachers, dressmakers, nurses, everyday women – yet they made unique contributions to the war effort that impacted the world and changed a nation. Dr. Annette E. Jefferson discusses how such women of African descent, without access to political [...]

Cincinnati: Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

By arohmiller, posted on December 11th, 2013.

[ January 25, 2014; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

An Afternoon with Catherine Coffin and Harriet Beecher Stowe: Catherine Coffin, with her husband Levi, was an important conductor on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, was the woman President Lincoln referred to as “the little woman who wrote the book that [...]

Cincinnati: Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

By arohmiller, posted on December 11th, 2013.

[ January 18, 2014; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

The Underground Railroad in Southern Ohio: A Journey to Freedom. Cincinnati and other towns along the Ohio River were beacons of freedom for many trying to escape from slavery. Dr. Eric Jackson, Associate Professor and Director, Black Studies Program at Northern Kentucky University, will discuss the Underground [...]

Urbana: Lecture, “Nursing in the Civil War”

By arohmiller, posted on October 28th, 2013.

[ March 4, 2014; 12:00 pm; ] Come to the Urbana University Library at noon on Tuesday, March 4 for a “Nursing in the Civil War” brown bag lecture presented by Barbara Miville, Associate Professor of Nursing.  Learn about the lives of nurses during the Civil War.

Sponsor: Urbana University

Location: 579 College Way, Urbana OH 43078

For more information: Visit http://www.urbana.edu/resources/community/Lincoln2014.html

Urbana: Lecture, “The Long & Short of It: Lincoln’s Relationship with Alexander Stephens”

By arohmiller, posted on October 28th, 2013.

[ February 23, 2014; 2:00 pm; ] At 2pm on Sunday, February 23 in the Urbana University Library Dr. Randall Buchman will present “The Long and Short of It: Lincoln’s Relationship with Alexander Stephens.”  Lincoln enjoyed a surprisingly friendly relationship with Confederate Vice President Stephens.  This illustrated talk examines that relationship, exploring their session together in Congress during the 1840s, their friendly [...]