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Civil War Conversation - Mark Twain and the Civil War

  • The Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox 159 Horseshoe Road Appomattox, VA, 24522 United States (map)

Description: Samuel Clemens, an unemployed riverboat captain in 1861, joined the Confederate Missouri Militia. How long did he stay and what influence did it have on him and his writings? Led by Don Jones, Volunteer, The American Civil War Museum.

Earlier Event: February 18
Family Day- Seizing Freedom
Later Event: March 9
Civil War Book Club