Due to COVID-19 recommendations to limit social interaction, the Elk Rapids
Area Historical Society (ERAHS) History Museum is closed to the public until
further notice.

Our usual once-a-month (May through October) in-person programs have been expanded to ONLINE presentations three-times-a-month EVERY MONTH for as long as they are available to us from the Historical Society of Michigan.
January 19, 2021 (Tuesday) - Noon to 1:00 pm
"The Worse Colonel I Ever Saw":
 Francis Quinn and the Battle of Shiloh
Presented by:
Robert Meyers, Historicl Society of Michigan
Colonel Francis Quinn of Niles led the 12th Michigan Infantry into action in the Battle of Shiloh, but his incompetence and quarrelsome personality led to disaster. Michigan Governor Austin Blair dubbed him “The worst colonel I ever saw.” Join us to follow Quinn and his command through one of the war’s bloodiest battles.
*** Register by 3:00 pm Monday, January 18th ***
This free lecture is only available to ERAHS members through remote access. If you are not an ERAHS member but would like to become one, click here.
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