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Illinois History Forum: The Life of Albert Cashier

Event date: 3/12/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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Illinois History Forum: The Life of Albert Cashier

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Join “Team Cashier”, a dedicated group of history buffs, in discovering the life story of Albert Cashier. Born as Jennie Hodges, Cashier took on the identity of a man before enlisting and serving in the Union Army during the Civil War. Learn about Cashier’s time in the Army and how his gender identity impacted his life following the war. Suggested reading: They Fought Like Demons by Deanne Blanton and Lauren M. Cook.

More information can be found here.    

Location:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
112 North Sixth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701 (Map)

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