Discover the art of the Civil War

By |2020-07-13T16:00:49-04:00July 13, 2020|

Discover how the Civil War inspired artists like Frederic Edwin Church and Winslow Homer, poets like Walt Whitman and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, songs like “Dixie” and “Lorena,” and authors like Ambrose Bierce and Margaret Mitchell.

Presented by Mary Lintern of James A. Garfield National Historic Site with a tremendous assist from Alan Gephardt, also of Garfield National Historic Site.

Our Civil War series with our friends from Lawnfield continues during a special online program at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The topic will be on President Garfield and the Civil War. The talk will be hosted via Zoom. Registration is required, and you can sign up on our website.

By the way, if you’re interested in Civil War history, several talks in our Civil War series can be viewed online in their entirety, including: