Course detail: OSH136 - Women and the Civil War: The Hidden History - Tallgrass Residents
Just as American women were starting to question their roles in society, civil war erupted and changed everything. This course introduces you to fascinating stories you've never heard - the women who fought as men, the ladies pressed into jobs in government and factories, and the slave women who ran to freedom and found work with the Union Army. Leaders of the new women's rights movement thought America was changing before their eyes. But their dreams would die after the war, in a raucous 1867 election in Kansas.

 Session Detail:  OC18345F (8 seats (18%) remaining)
Schedule: Every week on Thursday, starting on 06/07/18 and ending on 06/21/18
Times: 02:00pm - 04:00pm
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Aaron Barnhart
Aaron Barnhart
Biography: Aaron Barnhart and Diane Eickhoff co-authored The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region. They published this and other history titles through Quindaro Press, and frequently give presentations on behalf of the Kansas and Missouri humanities councils. No image available

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Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community
13800 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66223