Answering the Call: Service & Charity in the Civil WarIn 2015, the United States of America marks the 150th anniversary of the end of its Civil War (1861-1865). The Knights of Columbus Museum commemorates the occasion with Answering the Call, an exhibition featuring profiles of Catholic soldiers, chaplains, and religious (nurses) during the four-year conflict. The exhibition opens March 14, 2015, and centers on the wartime struggles and hardships, but also highlights acts of bravery, charity and compassion the midst of the turmoil.
Tunes & Tales from the American Civil War PeriodTom Callinan Connecticut’s official state Troubadour
To Bind Up their Wounds: Catholic Nuns in the Civil WarSr Dolores Liptak RSM, PhD Adjunct Professor,
Civil War Naval Campaigns: History, Strategy & MythGeoffrey McLean,
A Match Not Made in Heaven, and Other Causes of the Civil WarGeorge Burke MA Adjunct Professor,
Strong in Their Patriotic Devotion: Connecticut’s Irish in the Civil WarAuthor Neil Hogan
New Haven’s Civil War HospitalIra Spar MD Author