A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose by Paula Tarnapol Whitacre
December 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

"Julia Wilbur was a principal actor in the Civil War and Reconstruction era. Like many women reformers of that period, her story remains untold. In Paula Whitacre's talented hands, Wilbur's life bursts from the page. She appears as an adoring aunt, an ardent activist, Harriet Jacobs' ally, a committed teacher, and, most of all, an eyewitness to the ending of slavery and the beginning of freedom." — Jim Downs, author of Sick from Freedom

Tickets $15, please RSVP at admin@nvfaa.org
 


The Athenaeum's Inaugural Civil War Authors Series
This event is part of three performances within the Inaugural Athenaeum Civil War Author's Series including A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose by Paula Tarnapol Whitacre, A Confederate Biography: The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah by Dwight S. Hughes, and Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth by Terry Alford. 

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