Historical Horizons Event: Authors present “Hellmira: The Union’s Most Infamous Civil War Prison Camp- Elmira NY”

Monday, October 18, 2021 at 7 p.m.

What:           Historical Horizons Event: Authors present “Hellmira: The Union’s Most Infamous Civil War Prison Camp- Elmira NY”

When:          Monday, October 18, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Where:         Genesee Community College

Batavia Campus

Room T102 Conable Technology Building

Who:            All are invited and welcome!

Background:

Genesee Community College has officially announced the first event in this year’s Historical Horizons series! On Monday, October 18, 2021 at 7 p.m. at GCC Associate Professor of History, Derek D. Maxfield will present on his book "Hellmira: The Union's Most Infamous Civil War Prison Camp - Elmira NY" which explores this notorious time period in the history of Elmira, NY.

Joining Maxfield will be Prof. Michael Gosselin, who wrote an appendice to the book about Mark Twain in Elmira. Copies of the book will be available for sale from Barnes & Noble and Maxfield will be available to sign after the book talk.

This event is FREE and open to the entire community. It is subject to all masking and social distancing requirements and guidelines. 

For more information or photographs contact Vice President, Development and External Affairs Justin Johnston at (585) 345-6809, or via email: jmjohnston@genesee.edu.

Editor’s Note:

An image of the cover of Hellmira: The Union’s Most Infamous Civil War Prison Camp- Elmira NY is available at:  https://marketing.genesee.edu/images/HellmiraCvr.jpg

An image of Maxfield, courtesy of GCC, is available at:  https://marketing.genesee.edu/images/Maxfield.Hellmira.jpg

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