If you missed “Remembering Bristol’s Civil War Soldiers,” a program presented on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam to honor the service and sacrifice of these brave Bristol men, here is a slideshow of of photos.
Additional photos can be found here at John Banks’ Civil War blog.
Please join us on Wednesday, February 22, when Dr. Matthew Warshauer, CCSU professor of history and co-chair of the Connecticut Civil War Commission, discusses our state’s role in the issues leading to the Civil War, the raising of troops, and the sacrifices of those who served at the front and at home. Copies of his book, Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice and Survival, will be available for purchase and signing after the program.
This event begins in the lower level of the Main Library at 7 pm on February 22. This is a free event and no registration is required.
*New Sunday Hours* Come In and Visit the Bristol Public Library During 1pm to 5pm
Due to the Severe Cold, the Bristol Public Library will be a Warming Station until We Close Today at 5pm!