"Imagining War": Making Sense of the American Civil War.
“Imaging War”: Harpers Weekly and the work of war correspondent sketch artists will be discussed by Monocacy National Battlefield ranger Tracy Evans, focusing on how these images brought the events of war to the home. Photographs of Civil War soldiers, especially those taken in Frederick of troops stationed at the junction, will also be integrated. Participants will learn their fate and experiences during the war.
A tour of the Battlefield will be included at 1:00 p.m. - Location: Monocacy National Battlefield
Maryland Humanities Council grant-funded program. The Maryland Humanities Council is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the State of Maryland, and the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artisit Awards.