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Course 5 Schedule

Confederate Soldier's Discharge for Stephen A. Pearce, 1864 Course 5:
U.S. Military Records


An in-depth look at military records that were created by wars and the records that were created after they were over. This course will examine a wide range of records beyond compiled military service records and pensions.

Faculty:


Textbooks: None.


Requisites: None.


Course Schedule:

Monday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Class Orientation and Colonial Indian Wars (Rose)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Revolutionary War (Rose)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: War of 1812: The Forgotten War (Rose)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Finding and Using Military Maps (Sayre)
Tuesday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: From the Halls of Montezuma: Mexican War (Strauss)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Bounty Land Records (Rose)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: The Civil War: Part I (Strauss)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: The Civil War: Part II (Strauss)
Wednesday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: That Splendid Little War: Spanish-American War (Strauss)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Over the Top: WWI (Strauss)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Old Soldiers Never Die: WWII (Strauss)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Modern Military Research: Korea and Vietnam (Strauss)
Thursday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Roosevelt's Tree Army: Civilian Conservation Corps (Strauss)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Uniforms, Medals and Memorabilia (Strauss)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Risking it All: U.S. Life-Saving Service (Strauss)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Aiding Those in Peril at Sea: Light House Service (Strauss)
Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.: Military Cemeteries -- Here and Abroad (Sayre)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Semper Paratus: U.S. Coast Guard (Strauss)
  • 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Final Ceremonies (Rose/Strauss)



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