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RIPB Series: Start of the Civil War
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 2:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, April 10, 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.

Discussing the first shots and opening months to the war.  The early battles and how local (present day) Quad Cities areas allegiances may have shifted in response to the start of the war.

Owned by Mark Struve On Thursday, November 16, 2023