of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Michigan
Curtenius Guard Camp #17
Upcoming Camp Events
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
8436 West Grand Ledge Hwy (M-43)
7 PM Start
As part of the Commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Lansing/Sunfield, Curtenius Guard Camp #17, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) will be sponsoring the next in its series of Free Civil War History Seminars on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7 PM at the Brethren Church, located at 8436 West Grand Ledge Hwy (M-43), in Sunfield Michigan. The church is located approximately one-half mile west of the four corners (Sunfield Highway and M-43). The presentation for the evening will be:
True Crime in the Civil War.
The presenter will be Tobin T. Buhk. Mr. Buhk is an author specializing in historic crimes. After spending a year as a morgue volunteer, he co-authored (with Kent County Medical Examiner Dr. Stephen D. Cohle) Cause of Death and Skeletons in the Closet. His love of history combined with a fascination with true crime as led to several additional books, including The Shocking Case of Helmuth Schmidt, Michigan's Original Lonely Hearts Killer, and his latest, Michigan's Strychnine Saint. .
The presentation is officially recognized as a Michigan Civil War Sesquicentennial Event by both the Michigan Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee and Michigan Civil War Sesquicentennial History Partners and as a Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event by the Michigan Department of the SUVCW.
Background on and maps to the Seminar may be obtained by accessing the following link.
June 24, 2014 Seminar