Leader:  Linda Estupinan Snook 

Description: This course will explore the Civil War experiences of women who entered the conflict as soldiers, vivandieres and nurses - both Northern and Southern. To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the battles that were fought in 1864, we will focus on many major battles fought between January 1864 and December 1864. Brave women of 1864 continues the exploration of the battles and the service women provided to the soldiers who fought this war. The course will be offered on a six-week basis and the final meeting will be spent in Maryland on the Monocacy battlefield and in Frederick city, home of the national museum of civil war medicine.

Biography: Linda Estupinan Snook has taught in schools in Maryland and Washington, DC. She is a Master's Level Special Educator who has been in the Lewisburg/Mifflinburg area since 2003. She participates in Civil War reenactments, portrays Mary Todd Lincoln and in her own words, "lives, sleeps, eats and breathes" Civil War.

Materials for course: There will be a suggested reading list and a group of articles that will be used as a textbook in class.

Number of participants:

Minimum: 5
Maximum: 10

Location: Public Library for Union County - Large Meeting Room   

Meeting time:  Wednesdays, February 26 through April 2, 2014, 3 - 4:30 p.m. (NO CLASS March 12)


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