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Women and the Civil War in Maryland
This symposium commemorates the Civil War sesquicentennial, during which scholarly presentations of Civil War women will be made.
Keynote: "A Spectacular Revolution in the Border States: Unionist Women for Freedom and Democracy," by Thavolia Glymph, associate professor of history and African American studies, Duke University.
- Women and the Struggle for Freedom in Maryland
- Women in Civil War Era Baltimore
Light luncheon provided.
RSVP required by April 20.
Held in the Hornbake Library on campus.
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University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland. It is the largest university in both the state of Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan area.
Chartered as the Maryland Agricultural College in 1856, the school originally opened its doors to a total of 34 enrolled students. Today, University of Maryland is regarded as a "public ivy," and is ranked 53rd in the U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges of 2009.