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The Better Angels: Five women who changed and were changed by American Civil War

Event Type: Author Event
Age Group(s): Adult, Seniors, Teens
Date: 3/23/2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 A presentation in PowerPoint format about five remarkable women who made important contributions to the Union cause at various stages before, during, and after the critical years of the American Civil War. The singular actions of Clara Barton, Julia Ward Howe, Sarah Josepha Hale, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Tubman led to their prominence during the war, and launched them into successful public roles following the conflict.

The Montgomery History's Speaker Robert Plumb will cover highlights of the women’s contributions, their legacies, and their defining qualities such as courage, self-assurance, and persistence that led to their successes.

A special event in honor of Women’s History Month.
Library: Rockville Memorial    Map
Location: Meeting Room #1
Contact: Information Desk
Contact Number: 240-777-0140