Meet a Minnesota History Player Charley Goddard- a teenage civil war soldier.

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Charley Goddard(1846–1868)Teenaged Civil War Soldier

What was it like to be a teenage soldier during the Civil War?

You will learn about:

· Goddard’s childhood in the frontier town of Winona, Minnesota

· Tensions leading to the start of the Civil War in 1861

· Goddard’s experiences on and off the battlefield, told through his many letters home

· The impact of the Civil War, both nationally and in Minnesota

· See items from the Northfield Historical society’s Civil War collection.

Using props and artifacts, this costumed History Players will engage children & families with his memorable life story during an enjoyable 45-minute interactive program. 

During each session items from the Northfield Historical Society will bring a local touch to the time periods!

Saturday, January 18th at 11 am

No Charge! In the Northfield Public Library's meeting room. 210 Washington St. 645-6606

This program is made possible by The Northfield Historical Society, Northfield Healthy Community Initiative, The Friends & Foundation of the Library and the Northfield Public Library.