Civil War Lecture Series

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Gail Stephens on the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy

On Thursday, October 17, at 7 p.m. award-winning author Gail Stephens visited Crawfordsville to discuss the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln as part of the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum’s ongoing Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series. Lew Wallace and the Lincoln Assassination Lew Wallace was a member of the […]

Bodies Embattled: Nurses, Surgeons, and the Stakes of Mortality during the American Civil War

Our final Civil War lecture of 2014 will be held in conjunction with Wabash College on Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 pm. Unlike our other lectures, this one will be located on the Wabash College campus, in Baxter 101. We will have far greater seating capacity there, as we are expecting a crowd. […]

The civil liberties lecture will touch on Mary Surratt, the first woman executed by the federal government

Crowded with Perplexities: Lew Wallace and Civil Liberties in Baltimore

Our seventh lecture of the year will be on Thursday, October 23, with S. Chandler Lighty, Historical Digital Newspapers Program Manager and Digital Initiatives Consultant at the Indiana State Library. Lighty will deliver a lecture entitled “Crowded with Perplexities: Lew Wallace and Civil Liberties in Baltimore.” Civil Liberties in Baltimore […]

Civil War Lecture: Campaigning with Sherman: Hoosiers March to the Sea

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum will continue its Civil War lecture series on Thursday, June 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the Carriage House Interpretive Center at the Museum. Tony Trimble will present “Campaigning with Sherman:  Hoosiers March to the Sea.” He will discuss Sherman’s military campaign and the […]

Meet Our Lecturers

The last installment of the 2012 Civil War Lecture Series is scheduled for Thursday, October 18 at the Crawfordsville District Public Library. We will have two lectures that evening, beginning at 7pm. Chuck Beemer will present “Breakfast at FortDonelson,” discussing Lew Wallace’s actions at FortDonelson in February 1862. Immediately following […]