Upcoming Civil War Talks
The Kapolei Public Library (Oahu) will be hosting a series of programs relating to the Civil War. These programs are recommended for all ages (unless noted below). For more information, call 693-7050.
John Brown, Abraham Lincoln & Blood Sacrifice in the American Civil War
Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m.
(Presented by Jon Davidann, Professor of History at Hawaii Pacific University)
This Cruel War: Strategic Concepts in the Civil War
Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m.
(Presented by Justin W. Vance, Hawaii Pacific University Assistant Professor)
Battle in the American Civil War was heavily influenced by the legacy of Napoleonic warfare, yet the Civil War is often referred to as the first modern or total war. Through this lens of strategy and tactics, the technology, the great military leaders, and key campaigns and battles of the Civil War are analyzed.