Central PA Civil War Round Table Meeting in September
August 18, 2022
The Central PA Civil War Round Table will meet on Tuesday evening, Sept. 13, at the PA Military Museum auditorium, 51 Boal Avenue, in Boalsburg beginning at 7 p.m.
Dr. Brian Luskey will speak on “Mercenaries or Patriots? Bounty Men in the Union Army.” This lecture is being sponsored by the Penn State Civil War Era Center and the Central PA Civil War Round Table.
Citizens of the United States have tried to maintain the distinction between mercenaries and patriots during the Civil War when they enlisted in the Union Army, and the nefarious exploits of swindling bounty brokers helped them...