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Old Slow Town: Detroit During the Civil War

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 3/21/2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 Though it was located far from Southern battlefields, Detroit churned with unrest during the American Civil War. The city's population, including a large German and Irish immigrant
community, mostly aligned with anti-war Democrats while the rest of the state stood with the pro-Lincoln Republicans. The virulently anti-Lincoln and anti-Black Detroit Free Press fanned
the city's flames with provocative coverage of events.
Library: Clinton-Macomb Main Library
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.