Buchanan’s Boys in Blue
Join Buchanan District Library’s Archivist, John Urschel, on a sojourn into Buchanan’s Civil War past. Journey back in time with the area’s Union Soldiers as they are recruited, experience camp life, form companies and regiments, struggle with contagious diseases, travel to distant states, comprise parts of larger divisions, corps and armies, engage in battle, go campaigning, enter hospitals, endure prisoner of war camps, perform acts of heroism, cowardice, occupation and more.
Urschel has thoroughly researched the Civil War lives of area soldiers from Buchanan, Weesaw, Bertrand and Galien townships. A companion collection of all research material and data on over 1,700 military-aged area men will be available for purchase for a nominal fee, but the presentation will be free of charge.
Wednesday April 4, 2012 1:00 pm - Buchanan Senior Center
Wednesday April 11, 2012 7:00 pm - Buchanan District Library
Wednesday April 18, 2012 7:00 pm - Ralph Rumbaugh American Legion Post