Civil War program to be held at Huntington College

Representatives in official uniform to bring out different aspects of the war
FOR RELEASE
2001-11-13
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College’s RichLyn Library will present its next “Focus on Excellence” program on Thursday, November 29, at 8 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend.

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will present a program featuring Hoosiers in the Civil War. The presentation will include Civil War letters, personal stories from the Civil War, and period music. Representatives of Champion Hill, Camp 17, (including Commander Gib Young) will appear in official uniforms, each representing different aspects of the war. The “Company Singers,” featuring HC’s own Rich McConnell, will offer several songs. The program promises to be both informative and entertaining.

Refreshments will be served, so please arrive early. Parking is available adjacent to the library near the intersection of Ray Street and College Avenue. If you plan to bring a group, please contact Bob Kaehr as soon as possible at 219/359-4063 or rkaehr@huntington.edu.

Founded in 1897, Huntington College is a Christian college of the liberal arts, offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in nearly 50 academic concentrations. US News and World Report ranks the College among the best Midwestern liberal arts colleges. Huntington College has also been listed among the “201 Best colleges for the Real World.”

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