5th Annual National Ed Bearss Symposium on Military Leadership & Combat

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Talk Title: 
Shadowing Grant: The Reminiscences of Simon Whistler
Event Type: 
Talk and Booksigning
Hampton Inn
955 Lesher Road
Chambersburg, PA 17201

After serving at Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville with the 130th Pennsylvania, Simon Whistler was commissioned Acting Assistant Surgeon to serve on the hospital ship Connecticut. Whistler kept a detailed diary of his service, which will be examined.