Civil War Conversation- Robert Smalls: Slavery, Freedom, & Leadership

Civil War Conversation- Robert Smalls: Slavery, Freedom, & Leadership

Location: 

The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

Sponsored by Farmer's Bank of Appomattox and the Babcock House

Born into slavery in Beaufort, South Carolina, Robert Smalls escaped bondage and became a Union military hero. Uncover how Smalls continued to promote African American rights with a soldier’s tenacity after the War, even in the face of rising racism in the late 1800s. With Bernard Powers, College of Charleston. 

Cost: 

$10 Adults, Members: Free. Reservations encouraged.

Program Date: 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30pm

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