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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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Galvanized Yankees

November 20th’s meeting will feature a presentation by James A. Goecker on “Galvanized Yankees,” Confederate soldiers in the Northern Army. Mr. Goecker will discuss who they were and how they were used in the North during the Civil War. 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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Morgan’s Great Raid

October 16th’s meeting will feature David Mowery’s presentation titled “Morgan’s Great Raid: Taking the War to the North.” David, a native resident of Cincinnati, has penned a book on this topic. He takes a new look at this unprecedented event in American history, one historians rank among the world’s greatest land-based raids since Elizabethan times. …

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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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