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  • 03/08/2015

    Mobile Bay
    Location: Gettysburg NMP Museum and Visitor Center | Map Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: Free of charge Contact Name: Gettysburg National Military Park Contact Phone Number: (717) 334-1124, ext. 8023

The Civil War in 1865 and Beyond
Gettysburg National Military Park Mid-Winter Lecture Series 2015

Today's Program: "The Closing Scenes: Admiral David Farragut and the End of the Civil War, with Karlton Smith, Gettysburg NMP.

This program will follow Admiral Farragut from Mobile Bay to the end of the Civil War and examine his part in its closing scenes.The lecture will also explore Farragut's post-war career through his last command to his death in Portsmouth, NH in 1870. Join Karlton Smith, Gettysburg NMP, for this fascinating look at one of the Union's most successful naval commanders.

This series of free, one-hour programs begins at 1:30 p.m., in the Ford Education Center at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. These lectures are free of charge. Full schedule available by calling 717-334-1124 x 8023 or by visiting www.nps.gov/gett

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