18 Sep The Civil War comes to Marietta, (Part 2) Michael Shaffer
*WARNING* Michael discusses some parts of the fighting in Marietta that may be disturbing to some viewers.
Michael shares his love of history and how he became interested in becoming a historian.
After that, Michael recounts Marietta as the Civil War becomes real. Battles rage around Marietta and then the chaos as the Confederate troops leave and the Union troops take over. Imagine 100,000 troops occupying the Square.
Overnight Marietta transformed itself from a Confederate hospital center to a Union hospital center. Some of these buildings still stand today.
Several other interesting to understand and intense time in Marietta history.
Contact Michael to find out more about lectures, battlefield tours and lots of other things.