The Winds of Change


The Winds of Change: The Evolution of Warfare as Experienced by the 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

Was the American Civil War the last Napoleonic War or a modern war?

What transformations took place between 1862-1865 that changed warfare as experienced by the Washington County Boys during their service in the federal army?

A detailed analysis will explore those changes that were wrought by the American Civil War as viewed through the eyes of our citizen soldiers.

This informative presentation is a new perspective not previously presented by the speaker. The presenter is Michael Russert, a Civil War historian, a member of the Company of Military Historians, has a Master’s Degree plus thirty hours in Nineteenth Century American Studies. He has published over two hundred book reviews and is presently completing a book examining the role played by the 123rd New York in the Gettysburg Campaign. A teacher for thirty-five years, he served as the Coordinator of The New York State Veteran Oral History Program.

The presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Location information

33 W Main St, Granville, NY 12832, USA

United States
New York
Granville 12832
33 West Main Street