August 7 - From Students to Soldiers Program
Hundreds of men from Oberlin, college and town, served in the Civil War. Learn more about these local heroes when AmeriCorps member Richard Donegan sheds light on their motivations for enlisting, how the clearly abolitionist young men were perceived by other Union soldiers, the integration of free African American Oberlinians into northern forces and much more. Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium. 7:15 p.m.