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Women and the Civil War

PAH will conclude its 2012-2013 Exhibition Lecture Series on Wednesday, May 29, at 6 pm, in the Helen McClelland Conference Room, 2 Pine Building, with “Women and the Civil War.”

Civil-war-image-1Guest speaker Judith Giesberg, PhD, associate professor of History, Villanova University, will discuss the activities of woman during the Civil War. Dr. Giesberg is the author of several books on the Civil War including Civil War Sisterhood: The United States Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition (Northeastern University Press); “Army at Home”: Women and the Civil War on the Northern Home Front (University of North Carolina Press); Keystone State in Crisis: Pennsylvania in the Civil War (Pennsylvania Historical Association Series); and numerous articles.

To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Stacey Peeples at 215.829.5434 or stacey.peeples@uphs.upenn.edu.

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