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July Program

The Southern Indiana Civil War Roundtable’s upcoming program on July 18th will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Evansville Fraternal Order of Police (801 Court St, Evansville, IN 47708). It will feature John Cashon presenting on “Paducah, Kentucky, and Jackson Purchase During the Civil War.”

John Cashon is an author, historian, and photographer from Paducah, Kentucky. He authored the book Paducah and the Civil War, released on 10 October 2016. Cashon serves as a docent for the Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum in Paducah and is the historian of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Paducah Camp 1495. He received his bachelor’s degree in history at Murray State University. His work appears in the Jackson Purchase Historical Society Journal and on his website, Reflecting on History.

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. Click here for more details.