The Importance of Women in the Civil War w/ Shirley Hodges – Jackson

August 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – August 21, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

The Importance of Women in the Civil War

Thursday, August 21 at 6:30 pm

Shirley Hodges, Civil War history buff and genealogy expert will talk about fascinating women who lived through the Civil War period. Women played a very important role in this tragic four-year conflict. Unlike any war prior, women shouldered a lot of responsibility in the soldier’s family and home life.


Come listen to these interesting stories and hear how important women’s roles were in this era. This program is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Jackson County Historical Society. For more information please call the Reference Department at (517) 788-4087 ext. 1339.


Jackson District Library Carnegie Library

244 W. Michigan Ave.

Jackson, MI 49201

(517) 788-4087




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