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Anacortes Senior College

The Civil War

with Jim Strong


The American Civil War was one of great complexity and brutality. Families were literally torn apart and in some cases nearly exterminated. The first modern concept of “total war” evolved. This course will explore several aspects of the war, including combat heroes of lessor stature and the all-important home front. The instructor was born and raised in western Tennessee, and has ancestors whose lives were ended in the conflict.

Instructor: Jim Strong Jim earned a B.A. in Chemistry from Southwestern at Memphis and his M.S. in Chemistry from the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville. He taught chemistry, geology, and oceanography in Michigan and Pennsylvania and retired in 2005 after 20 years at South Puget Sound Comm. College in Olympia. He also spent five years in research & development in the steel industry.

  • Apr 10th, 2018
    Tue for 6 weeks from 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Anacortes Middle School

2202 M Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221 Get directions

Room: library

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