Monday, October 8, 2012

Greece Historical Society Presents

Mr. Lincoln’s Army: Our Documentary Heritage by Preston E. Pierce, Ed D 
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Greece Town Hall, One Vince Tofany Blvd. 7:00 p.m.

            This program examines the process by which the Union military force was built. Information about "Mr. Lincoln's Army," as Bruce Catton once called it, is presented from government and private documents, artifacts, newspapers, and books garnered mostly from local museums and archives. Reading lists, notes on the Civil War draft, and other resources will be given to those attending.

            Dr. Preston Pierce, the Regional Archivist at Rochester Regional Library Council, was a Social Studies teacher for 30 years, the Ontario County Historian for 29 years and an adjunct lecturer in history at the Finger Lakes Community College, and spent 2 years of his Army career as a Research and Analysis Officer for the Center of Military History, US Army.

            Public Welcome, Reservations are not necessary. Greece Historical Society members Free. A $2.00donation is appreciated from others.  For more information call 585-225-7221, visit  or find the Greece Historical Society on Facebook

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