Civil War Lecture Series: Mules, the Civil War, and the Texas Frontier
Fort Concho Stables
Dr. Emmett M. Essin (East Tennessee State University) and author of Shavetails and Bell Sharps: The History of the U.S. Army Mule (University of Nebraska Press, 2000) will be the special guest speaker. Dr. Essin will discuss the use of mules in the Civil War and on the Texas frontier.
The History Department’s series commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War continues into its second year with new lectures on wartime literature, music, and slavery.