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FROM: Dr. Clarissa Confer RE: Trial By Fire: The Story of a Hospital Steward in Western Virginia
Sent:
12/6/2012 11:25:02 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff


The monthly meeting of the Civil War Roundtable at California University of PA will be on December 13th, 2012 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM in the KARA-BOOKER GREAT ROOM in the KARA ALUMNI HOUSE.  Doors will be open at 6:30pm.

 

Our speaker will be Mr. Allan West, a civil war buff and collector who has published a number of articles on Civil War Medicine.   He has been a speaker at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s annual meeting.  Mr. West has recently authored a book – “Remember Me: Letters Home from a Hospital Steward during the Civil War.”

 

The title of his talk is: "Trial By Fire: The Story of a Hospital Steward in Western Virginia."

 

As an added Christmas bonus we will be entertained with civil war songs performed by ‘The Acoustic Shadows of the Blue and the Gray” String Band.

 

Anyone interested in Civil War History is welcome to attend!   For more information, email stonewall1863@comcast.net or call Mike at 412-417-1516.