LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING—Dennis Gaffney, “The Civil War: History through Stories”
- When: Sunday, January 8, 2012, 2 p.m.
- Where: Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
- Categories: Community, Lectures, Museum exhibits, Museum (ongoing)
Join local freelance author, Dennis Gaffney, as he shares a series of great stories from the Civil War that together summarize a fascinating and memorable history. His book The Civil War: the Seven Day Scholar Exploring History One Week at a Time has been widely praised as a reader friendly way to learn about the Civil War. Amateur historians and Civil War buffs will both learn something new at Gaffney’s talk which will include details about the role of Albany and New York State in the war effort. Also covered will be topics involving the medical history of the Civil War, making it a perfect supplement to the exhibition Albany and the Civil War: Medicine on the Home and Battle Fronts. This event is FREE and open to the public.