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600,000 Silent Voices: Were Your Ancestors There? Mine Were!

Subjects
History
Age Group
Ages 10 and up

 

Presenter
Jim Wallen
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More than 620,000 men, women, and children died during the Civil War. Join storyteller Jim "Two Crows" Wallen as he portrays his great-grandfather, Chaplain William Maple of the 49th Indiana Infantry, and tells the stories of the women, children, and soldiers affected by the war.

 

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