February 21, 2013 - 11:32am
Historian Earl J. Hess brings ‘The Civil War in the West’ to The Filson
Forget cowboys – find out how the west was won for real. Join historian Earl J. Hess tonight, Thursday, February 21st, at 6pm as he discusses the logistics of the Civil War’s Western theater at The Filson Historical Society.
There should be an impressive mustache.  Something like an animal pelt there above the mouth.  Majestic.  Lush like a walrus. The mustache is the sidekick.  The amigo.  The drawn gun cocked and quivering above the lip.  It bristles like a werewolf when threatened....