Post Tagged with: "Civil War"

ANN’S MUSINGS – Divisiveness and Biology

ANN’S MUSINGS – Divisiveness and Biology

I am preparing for our trip to Richmond Virginia in early March to explore the American Civil War from the point of view of eloquent first-hand witnesses, Walt Whitman (Union) and Mary Chestnut (Confederate). My mind is attuned to material not just about the bloodiest conflict in American history, but […]

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GUEST BLOG – Rosemary Gould on Civil War trip: understanding the Confederate experience

GUEST BLOG – Rosemary Gould on Civil War trip: understanding the Confederate experience

Rosemary Gould, of Charlottesville, Virginia, will lead our trip, The American Civil War, to Richmond, Virginia from March 1-5,2013. Rosemary has led numerous poetry seminars at Toronto Pursuits and the wonderful 2011 trip , Thomas Jefferson at Home. On the Civil War trip, she hopes to discover, together with other non-partisans, what […]

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TRAVEL + TORONTO PURSUITS 2013 – A sneak peek

Details are being firmed up. Check back often. TRAVEL PURSUITS – 2013 MARCH – Richmond Virginia, The Civil War (4 nights) We will explore this wrenching era in American history that  pitted neighbour against neighbour and in some cases, brother against brother through some of the finest American writing that emerged […]

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