The Civil War was a transformative event in the history of the nation. Irrespective of region or state, few aspects of life remained unchanged by the events of 1861-1865. Despite the fact that no significant military engagements occurred in Talbot County, the lives of its residents, both Black and White, were impacted in many ways.
This semester, continue learning about Maryland’s role the Civil War through some of the more notable Union and Confederate leaders, focusing on the Eastern Shore, and looking at the postwar outcomes and repercussions, including ‘Lost Cause Mythology.’
This is a continuation of last semester’s course but you don’t need to have taken Part I to enjoy this course. in fact, you can review sessions from Part I in our Course Library.
The Civil War in Maryland, Part II is three (3) sessions, Tuesdays, April; 18, 25 and May 2nd from 10 – 11:30 AM. HYBRID (in person at the Easton Family YMCA, ZOOM or Recording). $40. To register, visit https://chesapeakeforum.org.
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