HISPANIC HISTORY IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

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    Hispanics fought on both sides during the American Civil War. Many suddenly found themselves classified as Americans when the United States expanded its boundaries. Others were recent immigrants from Spain and Latin America, coming to the United States in hopes of improving their lives. When the nation split in two, many were forced to choose whether to support the Union or the Confederacy. Learn about this fascinating side of Hispanic-American history with a Park Ranger from the National Parks Service.

  • Sep 28, 2017
  • Phone:
  • (703) 746-1702
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  • Times:
  • From: 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Location:
  • Beatley Central Library
  • 5005 Duke St
  • Alexandria, VA
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    Hispanics fought on both sides during the American Civil War. Many suddenly found themselves classified as Americans when the United States expanded its boundaries. Others were recent immigrants from Spain and Latin America, coming to the United States in hopes of improving their lives. When the nation split in two, many were forced to choose whether to support the Union or the Confederacy. Learn about this fascinating side of Hispanic-American history with a Park Ranger from the National Parks Service.

HISPANIC HISTORY IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
  • September 28, 2017 to September 28, 2017
  • Beatley Central Library