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Southwest Michigan in the Civil War

December 1, 2014December 31, 2014

Join us and discover how the people of southwest Michigan contributed to the war effort both at home and on the battlefield. Exhibit visitors will learn about the life of a local soldier from recruitment to training camp, and arrival on the battlefield. Accounts are given of a nurse from Buchanan, young children’s roles in the war effort, as well as traditions established after the war for honoring those who served.

View artifacts from more than a dozen local collectors, as well as from the Grand Rapids Public Museum, the Center for History in South Bend, the Michigan Historical Museum and more.

Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-18, and children under 5 are free.

Presented by: The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center.

Funded project of the Michigan Humanities Council.  The Michigan Humanities Council is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Contact: Heritage Museum and Cultural Center Phone: (269) 983-1191 Website:
Heritage Museum and Cultural Center
601 Main Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
United States
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