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‘Making Do’ subject of Civil War roundtable

July 11, 2011
The Advertiser-Tribune

"Making Do: Shortages and Substitutions On The Confederate Home Front" is the topic of this month's Johnson's Island Civil War Round Table meeting 7 p.m. July 24 at T.J. Willie's restaurant, 738 W. Market St.

Learn about what women and children of the Confederacy faced in hard times during the War Between the States, including substitutions for food, medicine, clothing and other things.

Karel Lea Biggs of Clarksville, Tenn., Civil War Round Table is to speak. She is known in the Civil War speaking circuit and has authored and researched many Civil War articles.

An optional dinner starts at 5:15 p.m. Meetings are free. Membership is open to everyone interested in this period of history.

For more information, contact George Freeman at, (419) 447-7514, or Ed Ginnever,, (419) 455-9215.



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