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All for the Union: How Society Wove Itself into the Fabric of the Civil War
September 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Peter Wentz Farmstead is hosting an all ages, free history event on September 17 and 18: “All for the Union – How Society Wove Itself into the Fabric of the Civil War”. Come and experience how the war affected society from both a military and civilian perspective. Witness artillery demonstrations from Battery F, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery and learn how soldiers camped in the field. Meet members of the U.S. Sanitary Commission to understand how civilians aided the war effort. Learn stories of enslaved Freedom Seekers from UGR3Day Underground Railroad Experiences, Inc. Enjoy rousing music from the Fort Delaware Cornet Band. You can also visit the nearby Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center for its exhibit on Montgomery County’s own General John Hartranft.