Middle Department

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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 […]

Birthday Cake with the Indy Eleven and Gail Stephens

We have a special evening planned for April 10 to celebrate Lew’s 187th birthday! The Indy Eleven, Indianapolis’ professional soccer club, will be joining us in Crawfordsville to honor the man whose regiment they are named after. The Indy Eleven are kicking off their inaugural season with a match on […]