A Worcester County Civil War story in letters

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Name: A Worcester County Civil War story in letters
Date: September 7, 2023
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
A Worcester County Civil War story in letters 7-8 pm after a museum-hosted reception at 6:30 pm Jan Drake is a retired librarian and hobby genealogist who lives in Needham. Her great grandfather’s cousin George W. Harwood from North Brookfield enlisted in the MA 36th Regiment of Volunteers which served for three years (1862-1865), travelling with the Ninth Corps primarily under General Ambrose Burnside. He wrote home almost weekly from 9 states. The program includes reading from the letters, and maps and photos of people and places mentioned. Jan has published a book which provides context for George’s letters. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. The program was originally scheduled for April but had to be canceled at that time.  

The Gardner Museum

28 Pearl St 

Gardner, MA 01440

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
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