True Believer: Gabriel Burdett and the Refugees of Camp Nelson

When:
September 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-09-23T18:00:00-04:00
2019-09-23T19:30:00-04:00
Where:
JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6

Brian
West, Teaching Artist at the Frazier KY
History Museum in Louisville, will give an original performance inspired by Dr. Amy Murrell
Taylor’s book, Embattled Freedom: Journey Through The Civil War’s Refugee Camps.

He
will portray Gabriel Burdett, a subject of Dr. Taylor’s book, and interpret
his journey from an enslaved itinerant preacher in Garrard County to a free
Union Army soldier and ordained missionary at Camp Nelson.After the performance, Dr. Taylor will talk briefly about her book and field questions.No registration is required.