More than any other measure, military conscription in the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War transformed the nature of American citizenship and the relationship between citizens and their national government.
9 am – 1 pm
10 am – 4 pm
This workshop is offered for those interested in writing family stories—the real-life accounts of the important people, places, and events in their and their family’s lives. These stories may be recorded as letters, diary entries, short remembrances, character sketches, or even eulogies. We will discuss the merits of each of these forms and practice writing in them.