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Mark Meyer presents a Civil War journey through the eyes of Hoosier volunteer John E. Wilkins. Wilkins was one of the first to answer Lincoln's call for volunteers in April 1861 and served in the Indiana 11th & 16th Regiments through the war's conclusion in 1865. He chronicled his experiences in a diary and "notebooks of recollections" which will be on display. Sponsored by the Friends of the Allen County Public Library.
On September 27, the Allen County Public Library will host the Annual Lincoln Colloquium. The all-day program will include talks by Nicole Etcheson, Jeffrey Malanson, Jennifer Weber, and Jonathan White, addressing the unprecedented wartime election from a variety of perspectives. Read More
Historian Eric Foner will present "The Emancipation of Abraham Lincoln," the 34th Annual R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture, at 7 pm on Friday, September 26, 2014, in the theater of the Allen County Public Library. Sponsored by the Lupke Foundation, Parkview Health, and Steel Dynamics. This event is free and open to the public.
Lincoln Lore is the publication of the Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana and is one benefit of Friends membership. To learn more about the Friends, how to become a member, and to preview the upcoming issue of Lincoln Lore, Read More