A full day of the Civil War! Come meet Sojourner Truth and Civil War Reenactors, celebrate W.D. Hoard’s 181st birthday, and learn more about Wisconsinite’s experiences in battle and the home front during the Civil War.
10 am: “The Wars of W.D. Hoard: Civil War through WWI” presented by Museum Director Merrilee Lee
11 am & 2 pm: Sojourner Truth portrayed by Pam Welcome
1 pm: "Prisoner of War Camps" Civil War Panel
Reenactors from the Second Wisconsin, Company K Voluntary Infantry will be at the Museum!
This event is free and open to the public. Civil War reenactors will be on the museum’s grounds all day as well. Come and find out about the Civil War and Wisconsin’s role in it!