Books, Lit, & Authors, Lectures

Civil War Speaker at Independence Library

When: Tue., July 10 2012

Over 800 Civil War soldiers lie in Cleveland’s Lake View Cemetery. On Tuesday, July 10th at 7:00 PM join Marjorie Wilson from the cemetery speakers' bureau, as she brings them back to life in her informative and entertaining presentation. The mini-bios include pre-war life, experiences in the "War of the Rebellion" and postwar careers in Cleveland. The cast of characters includes John D. Rockefeller's youngest brother, who enlisted at age 16; two major generals; one of Lincoln's guards, who was a Confederate; and many other interesting characters. Registration required. Independence Library is located at 6361 Selig Drive (Off Brecksville Road in the Civic Center Complex). If you have additional questions, check the library’s website or call 216-447-0160. Independence Library is one of 28 branches in the Cuyahoga County Public Library which consistently ranks as one of the nation’s ten busiest and best library systems. The Library’s mission is to provide our community open access to resources that inform, entertain, and enrich.

Price: free


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