The Irish Volunteer

January 15th’s meeting will feature Mark LaPointe presenting a story told through the songs of Irish immigration to America and the immigrants’ proud service in the Union Army during the Civil War. This will be a fascinating and entertaining meeting you won’t want to miss. Click here for more details.

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The Better Angels

The Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and USI’s Historic Southern Indiana have partnered with film distributor Amplify to present a special advanced screening of “The Better Angels” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5 in Forum I in USI’s Wright Administration Building. Produced by Terrence Malick, “The Better Angels” focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s life and family …

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Lincoln and McClellan

July 17th’s meeting will feature Doug Richardson discussing Abraham Lincoln and George B. McClellan – two of the most compelling and larger-than-life personalities from the American Civil War. Click here for more details.

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The Murder of Gen. Bull Nelson

June 19th’s meeting will feature Robert I. Girardi, a homicide detective with the Chicago Police Department. He will present on the Murder of Major General William “Bull” Nelson. Click here for more details.

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SUVCW Presentation

At a full house on May 15th, Joshua Claybourn presented on the history of the Grand Army of the Republic and its modern successor, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

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