Abraham Lincoln as War President
Where: Cantigny First Division Foundation. First Division Museum, Wheaton, Illinois
When: Saturday October 18, 2008, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- The Emancipation Proclamation as a War Measure (Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School)
- Current Lincoln Scholarship (Harold Holzer, United States Lincoln Bicentennial Commission)
- Lincoln Records in the National Archives (Trevor Plante, National Archives and Records Administration)
- President Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant (John Y Simon, Ulysses S. Grant Association)
- Lincoln and the Copperhead Movement in Illinois (Thomas Schwartz, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library)
Living History re-enactors will be on display during the Symposium. Teachers can earn continuing education credits. Cost:
- General Public: $40.00
- Teachers/Civil WAr Round Table Members: $20.00
- Students and Senior Citizens: $10.00.
More information contact: National Archives—Great Lakes Region, 7358 South Pulaski Roud, Chicago, IL 60629, 773-938-9001, fax 773 948 9050, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.