Join us, as Civil War historian, Bob Kuzma takes us back to Will County during the Civil War period. Bob will use a combination of narrative and visuals to bring you back to Will County during one of the most tumultuous times in our country’s history.
-Is there a Civil War era photo of Bluff Street?
-Where was Joliet’s Civil War camp?
-Amazing story of Civil War heroes Bartleson, McAllister, Bowen and others
-And much more!
Bob Kuzma is a lifelong student of the Civil War with a keen interest in local units. He has a BA in history from the University of Illinois and a law degree from the John Marshall Law School. Mr. Kuzma has taught Civil War and Reconstruction History at the college level, and wrote an article on the 100th Illinois Infantry for the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society.
This virtual program will be hosted on Zoom and is free and open to the public, though registrations are required. Donations and sponsorships accepted at jolietmuseum.org and throughout the presentation.