Bill Andrews speaks on Civil War at CHS

By on October 31, 2016

As part of the Clarkson Historical Society’s monthly Membership Meetings, well known Brockport historian Bill Andrews will speak about his most recent book, The Life of a Union Army Sharpshooter: The Diaries and Letters of John T. Farnham on Wednesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. at the Clarkson Academy.

This book presents a very personal account of the historic American Civil War as experienced by a Brockport soldier. His story is told through the compilation of his letters and diaries, brought into focus by Bill Andrews. This talk will provide an insight into how this historic event impacted one person who was part of the local towns so many years ago.

The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, call 637-5810.

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