Connecticut, Color and the Civil War (330 Park Ave)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Event Details

On June 5th, 2024 at 6pm, Bloomfield Public Library, in collaboration with The Wintonbury Historical Society, will be having John Mills give a lecture at the Alvin and Beatrice Wood Human Services Center located at 330 Park Avenue.

During his presentation, John will delve into the lives and experiences of some of the men who enlisted in Connecticut's Colored Regiments during the Civil War, what drove them to enlist and the perspective of Connecticut at the time. John will also discuss his research into past enslaved individuals in Connecticut, highlighting their experiences and his work to acknowledge them.

If special accommodations are required, please contact the library at least one week prior to the event.

Event Type(s): Adult Program, Teen Program
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens (13-18)
Presenter: John Mills
Mara Whitman
(860) 463-8683

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