Past Event

Captain Terry - Civil War Naval Office

A Road Scholar Program by Edward F. Finch

Edward Finch portrays Captain Silas Terry, an officer in the Federal Navy during the Civil War. Captain Terry relates his experiences in the Red River Expedition, his time as aide to Admiral Farragut, and his memories of commanding the detachment of sailors that escorted President Lincoln into Richmond in April, 1865. Edward Finch wears the full re-enactor uniform of an officer of the Federal Navy during the Civil War for this presentation.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Pam Mathon, 217.827.1313.