The Main Line's Forgotten Civil War Base

Code: SL41805

Dates: March 24, 2022

Meets: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $39.00

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Learn about a little-known piece of Main Line history -- a Union Army post named Camp Discharge that operated in Gladwyne in the final months of the U.S. Civil War. The presenters, Jim Remsen and Brad Upp, are the authors of a new history book about Camp Discharge titled 'Back From Battle'. Included in the presentation is a display of artifacts unearthed at the site of the short-lived camp.
Fee: $39.00

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Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
Radnor, PA 19087
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Jim Remsen

Retired Inquirer journalist, Lower Merion resident, author of three Pennsylvania history books, has given 90 public presentations for his last two history books.


Brad Upp

Civil War re-enactor, Lower Merion resident, board member of Lower Merion Historical Society, which supported the Camp Discharge research project, former schoolteacher.



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