Tag Archives: Civil War

MPL Talks: Civil War to Civil Rights

During the most recent talk in our Civil War series with James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Judge Paul Mitrovich took on the ambitious task of tracking civil rights from slavery to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. During his … Continue reading

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From Civil War to Civil Rights with ‘Justice Delayed’ author

We’re fortunate to have the James A. Garfield National Historic Site as neighbors. For several years, they’ve led a monthly series about the major wars, leaders, and legacies of the Civil War. Their experts have discussed Civil War art, the Gettysburg Address, … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: The Civil War & Grand Army of the Republic

For years, we’ve partnered with James A. Garfield National Historic Site—our neighbors down the street—for a monthly program about the U.S. Civil War. Their experts have discussed Civil War art, the Gettysburg Address, the role of female spies during the … Continue reading

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11 facts about Charles Anderson & his forgotten Gettysburg Address

Historian and author David T. Dixon visited us earlier this month to discuss former Ohio governor Charles Anderson, his wild life, and forgotten Gettysburg Address. 1. Anderson came from a connected and famous family. His father, Richard Clough Anderson, was … Continue reading

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The Lost Gettysburg Address

President Abraham Lincoln shared the stage with two other speakers the day he gave his famed Gettysburg Address. The keynote speaker, Edward Everett—a renowned orator who served as the president of Harvard, ambassador to Britain, senator, and governor of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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