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Bowdoin and the Civil War at 150

  • 4/3/2013 | 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Location: Searles Science Building, Room 315
  • Event Type: Symposium

Bowdoin and the Civil War at 150From the penning of Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous novel Uncle Tom's Cabin on Federal Street in 1853 to Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain's famous bayonet charge at Gettysburg in 1863, Bowdoin boasts well-known connections to the Civil War. In commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the war, two Bowdoin history alumni whose research expertise unites College history and the Civil War will return to the College to participate in a symposium exploring the relationship between the war and Bowdoin.

For more information see the history department website.

Sponsored by the History Department, Africana Studies Program, the Phyllis Marshall Watson Fund, and Bowdoin College Lectures and Concerts Fund.