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Illinois History Forum: The Life of Albert Cashier
March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join “Team Cashier,” a dedicated group of history buffs, in discovering the life story of Albert Cashier. Born as Jennie Hodges, Cashier took on the identity of a man before enlisting and serving in the Union Army during the civil war. Learn about Cashier’s time in the Army and how his gender identity impacted his life following the war.
Suggested reading: “They Fought Like Demons” by Deanne Blanton and Lauren M. Cook.