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Illinois History Forum: The Life of Albert Cashier

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

In the Presidential Library’s Multipurpose Room. Free Event.

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.

Details

Date:
March 12
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www2.illinois.gov/alplm/Pages/default.aspx

Organizer

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Phone:
(217) 558-8844
Website:
https://www.illinois.gov/alplm/library/Pages/default.aspx

Venue

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
112 N. 6th Street
Springfield,
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