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Tiskilwa Veterans Day program

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 2:59 p.m. CDT

TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Historical Society will hear historian and author Tom Emery at 7 p.m. Monday in Tiskilwa’s Museum on Main.

Emery will talk about Illinois in the Civil War. The program is designed for adults and students. He will help the audience to discover Illinois’ role in the war. The leading Illinois generals and regiments, home life in the state, Civil War prisons in Illinois, highlights of major battles involving Illinois troops, the division of North and South sentiment in our state, notable riots and unrest in the state and leading non-military figures from Illinois.

The program is free and all are welcome to attend. There will be refreshments following the program.

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