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Steven Cowie: When Hell Came to Sharpsburg: The Battle of Antietam and Its Impact on the Civilians Who Called it Home
5:30 p.m. – Registration/Social Hour
6:30 p.m. – Dinner
7:30 p.m. – Program
Cost: $30 by reservation
(Note: Jackets required for the dining room)
Please contact Paul Eilbes at 262.376.0568 or peilbes@gmail.com to RSVP by Monday, September 5. We hope to see you there!
We hope you’re excited to hear from this month’s featured speaker, Steven Cowie.
When Hell Came to Sharpsburg investigates how the battle and its armies wreaked emotional, physical, and financial havoc on the people of Sharpsburg. For proper context, the author explores the savage struggle and its gory aftermath and explains how soldiers stripped the community of resources and spread diseases. Cowie carefully and meticulously follows fortunes of individual families – ordinary folk thrust into harrowing circumstances – and their struggle to recover from their unexpected and often devastating losses.

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