As one of an estimated 20,000 soldiers who underwent amputation during the Civil War, Thomas Colley’s memoirs reveal the challenges of living with what many might recognize today as post-traumatic stress disorder. Join us as Michael Shaffer unveils Colley’s experiences and struggles as a soldier and a veteran.
Throughout the year, the museum hosts authors who discuss their latest works. Learn more about the American Civil War and its legacies while engaging with authors in Q&A.
Time: Generally at 12:00 or 1:00 pm.
Date: Generally on Friday or Saturday afternoons.
Cost: Generally, book talks are included with Museum admission.