August 2019
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//0745_washington_work_lg.jpg Brown Bag, Research Fellow To “Watch” and “Gall” the Enemy: George Washington Wages Petite Guerre 21 August 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Thomas Rider, University of Wisconsin - Madison Petite guerre or partisan warfare was a critical component of eighteenth-century armed conflict. ...

Petite guerre or partisan warfare was a critical component of eighteenth-century armed conflict. Historians of the American Revolution, however, have frequently understated and mischaracterized petite guerre as conducted in that war. This discussion will explain petite guerre within an eighteenth-century military context and explore how George Washington’s Continental Army learned to wage it.

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Brown Bag History on the Hoof: New Perspectives on Animal Research during the Civil War Era 23 August 2019.Friday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM David J. Gerleman The Civil War affected America’s farmers in profound ways and especially the horse, cattle, ...

The Civil War affected America’s farmers in profound ways and especially the horse, cattle, and dairy industries. Modern civilization’s reliance on the combustion engine has rendered fully comprehending of those changes increasingly difficult. This talk will provide an overview of the changing husbandry and care practices of America’s livestock industry from the 1850s through war’s end in 1865.

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Brown Bag, Research Fellow To “Watch” and “Gall” the Enemy: George Washington Wages Petite Guerre this event is free 21 August 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Thomas Rider, University of Wisconsin - Madison Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//0745_washington_work_lg.jpg

Petite guerre or partisan warfare was a critical component of eighteenth-century armed conflict. Historians of the American Revolution, however, have frequently understated and mischaracterized petite guerre as conducted in that war. This discussion will explain petite guerre within an eighteenth-century military context and explore how George Washington’s Continental Army learned to wage it.

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Brown Bag History on the Hoof: New Perspectives on Animal Research during the Civil War Era this event is free 23 August 2019.Friday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM David J. Gerleman

The Civil War affected America’s farmers in profound ways and especially the horse, cattle, and dairy industries. Modern civilization’s reliance on the combustion engine has rendered fully comprehending of those changes increasingly difficult. This talk will provide an overview of the changing husbandry and care practices of America’s livestock industry from the 1850s through war’s end in 1865.

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