Saturday, December 06, 2008


Note: All programs take place on Saturday mornings.

December 13, 10 AM-Noon. 10 a.m. – Noon. Central Library, Meeting Room 1.
GREAT CIVIL WAR BATTLES: FREDERICKSBURG- a winter battle in Virginia during which reluctant Union Army commander Ambrose Burnside was outwitted and outgunned at every turn by the wiley Gray Fox, Robert E. Lee.

January 17, 10 a.m. – Noon. Central Library, Meeting Room 1.
KILLED BY THE CURE: CIVIL WAR MEDICINE – the injuries and diseases that plagued Civil War soldiers, and the (sometimes fatal) methods Civil War doctors used to try and heal them.

February, 14 10 a.m.-Noon Buder Branch.
CITIZEN SOLDIERS: RESEARCHING YOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR ANCESTOR – book, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of information about Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots.

March 21, 10 a.m.-Noon Central Library Meeting Room 1.
ST. LOUIS AT WAR, 1861-1865: ARSENAL, FORTS, HOSPITALS, & PRISONS – the many ways in which St. Louis contributed to the Union war effort.

April 18, 10 a.m.-Noon Buder Branch.
4/14: THE PLOT TO KILL PRESIDENT LINCOLN – the conspirators and the conspiracy, Booth’s escape attempt, the trials of his co-conspirators, and the punishments meted out by military tribunals.

Central Library
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103

Buder Branch
4401 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63109

Pre-registration is recommended but not required. To register or for more information, please call 539-0381 or email us at Parking at meters downtown is free on Saturdays, and parking on the Buder Branch lot is always free.

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