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Last Stand at Rebel Creek: The Osage as Union Allies in Civil War Kansas

Date and Time: November 26, 2022, 7:00 PM CT

Location: Park City Public Library, 2107 E 61st St N, Park City
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As conflicts between states increased during the Civil War, both the Union and the Confederacy tried to use the Osage to achieve their own aims. Initially divided over how their people should respond in the face of escalating struggles, the Osage eventually emerged as important allies of the Union forces, thwarting an 1863 Confederate expedition tasked with reviving Southern resistance in Colorado and New Mexico territories. This presentation explores the Osage contributions to the Union cause in Kansas during the Civil War. Presented by Isaias McCaffery.

This presentation is part of "21st Century Civics," a collection of resources that invite Kansans to participate in community discussions and learn more about the history of American democracy and the shared responsibilities of citizenship. "21st Century Civics" is made possible with support from "A More Perfect Union: America at 250," an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Sponsored by: Park City Senior Center

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For more information about this event, please contact:
Dee Stuart
(316) 619-7800
http://www.parkcityks.com

 

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