2001 — 2001
To Sustain the Union: Central Illinois in the Civil War
McLean County soldiers were involved in every key battle of the Civil War. This exhibit tells of their efforts and the efforts of those at home, through stories, images, maps and artifacts. The exhibit also includes a detailed timeline of Civil War battles, interspersed with local happenings as reported by the local newspaper the Weekly Pantagraph.
Want to know more? See the companion book to the exhibit, to Sustain the Union by Susan Hartzold and Laura Wheaton in the Museum's library, or purchase It Has Begun: The Pantagraph Reports the Civil War, by Don Munson in the Museum's gift shop.