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Reception: Caught in the Crossfire: The Journey of Three Appalachian Families through the Civil War
Start Date: 4/24/2014Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 4/24/2014End Time: 7:00 PM

Event Description:
A free reception will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Reece Museum.

From 1861 to 1865, the United States found itself in the midst of the most violent and devastating war in the nation’s history. Many American soldiers and their families faced the horrors and destruction brought on by the “War Between the States.

Like the rest of the nation, Appalachian families were not immune to the war as many men and boys went off to fight for the Union or the Confederacy. With artifacts from the Reece Museum’s permanent collection and the Archives of Appalachia, this exhibit offers a glimpse into the Civil War by following the military careers of three Appalachian families as they left their homes to take up arms for both the Union and the Confederacy.

Location Information:
ETSU Main Campus

ETSU Main Campus - Reece Museum
Contact Information:
Name: Randy Sanders
Phone: (423) 439-4392
Email: sandersr@etsu.edu
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Web Address (URL):
http://www.etsu.edu/cass/reece/about.aspx
Other Details:
The Reece Museum is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free, and parking passes are available for weekday visitors. Group tours are also available.

For more information, to arrange a group tour, or for special assistance for those with disabilities, contact the Reece Museum at (423) 439-4392.
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Free Admission

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