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.

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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.