GCC Professors to Perform as Civil War Union Generals

Written by on November 27, 2018

GCC professors Derek Maxfield and Tracy Ford, courtesy of GCC

Press Release:

What: GCC Professors to Perform as Civil War Union Generals

When: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 7 p.m.

Where: Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus – Room T102 Conable Technology Building

Who: All are invited and welcome!

Background: The History Club at Genesee Community College continues its Historical Horizons Series with a special home-grown performance! On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 7 p.m. in a unique presentation, GCC professors Derek Maxfield and Tracy Ford will present “Now we stand by each other always” – an engaging conversation between Generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman. The two-man play is based on historic resources and references. Together, they recount the important meeting and conversation held at City Point, Virginia in March 1865 when the two Union generals discuss the campaigns in Georgia and the Carolinas and consider how to close out the Civil War.

All lectures in this series begin at 7 p.m. in room T102 of the Conable Technology Building. All lectures are free and open to the public.

For more information, visit https://gcchistoricalhorizons.wordpress.com/ or contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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