You are here: Home / Archive / 2013 / July 2013 / Author - Jocelyn Green

Author - Jocelyn Green

When Jul 23, 2013
from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

The Civilian Experience at Gettysburg (presentation and book signing)

One hundred fifty years ago, the most well-documented land battle of the Civil War took place in rural Pennsylvania. But before Gettysburg was known as a battlefield, it was a town full of ordinary people. Come hear award-winning author Jocelyn Green share what life was like for the civilians who lived through the battle and the aftermath. Green, author of Widow of Gettysburg, will share several perspectives from Gettysburg residents, including Elizabeth Thorn, the pregnant grave digger; John Burns, the 1812 veteran who took up a gun and fought to protect his home, 9-year-old Sadie Bushman, the youngest nurse in the Civil War, and more. Copies of Wedded to War and Widow of Gettysburg will be available for purchase and signing.


Filed under:
« May 2015 »
May
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
Upcoming Events
Library Closed for the Memorial Day Weekend May 24, 2015 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
LIBRARY CLOSED - Memorial Day May 25, 2015 09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Lisa Laird, ventriloquist Jun 04, 2015 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM — 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Lisa Laird, ventriloquist Jun 04, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Iowa Author Andrea Rodgers Jun 06, 2015 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM — 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Previous events…
Upcoming events…