Mar. 24, 2:00pm
New York’s Own Soldier Shows during World War I
Retired librarian and historical researcher David Fiske offers an entertaining look at the variety shows soldiers of the 27th Division, New York’s Own, produced and presented at home and overseas during the war.
April 7, 2:00pm -- CANCELLLED
The Art of War: Civil War Sketch Artist Theodore Davis
Historian and author Bill Howard explores the life and works of Theodore Davis, an artist who illustrated the Civil War for the newspaper Harper’s Weekly. Although lesser known than his counterpart Winslow Homer, Davis was one of the most prolific artists to appear in the pages of Harper's and perhaps experienced firsthand the totality of the war more than any other person, from Charleston and the firing on Fort Sumter, to McClellan's Peninsula Campaign, and then on with Sherman's men on their famous march to the sea.
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
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