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RIPB Series: Prelude to the Civil War
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 2:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 3:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

Join the Army Sustainment Command Historian’s office from Rock Island Arsenal as they explore the history of how the American Civil War impacted the (present day) Quad City area as well as the founding and development of Rock Island Arsenal.

The series will cover the Civil War in chronological order highlighting the 160th anniversaries of 1863 and 1864 and how the events impacted the local area and its future development.  Each session will cover different aspects of the war from personal recollections to larger strategic understandings.

A discussion into the background of the start to the Civil War response.  Additionally, a spotlight on the (present day) Quad Cities areas response to the war and ties to National events. 

Owned by Mark Struve On Thursday, November 16, 2023