John Walsh’s Civil War 150 Class

In February 2014, CWRNF member John Walsh taught a four-week course on the Civil War for Santa Fe College’s Community Education Program (at the Senior Recreation Center) during which he promoted the CWRNF and attracted new members.

Painting of Confederate troops (“Pickett’s Charge”) assaulting the center of the Union line on July 3, 1863. The painting was commissioned in 1886 by Louis Prang & Co. of Boston as part of a commemorative set depicting important battle scenes of the Civil War. Painting by Swedish artist Thure de Thulstrup.