Tim DeRoche Talks Civil War

 

April 18, 2024

Tim DeRoche, amateur historian from Ulm, Montana, was the featured speaker at the Wedsworth Library last Wednesday evening, April 10. Mr. DeRoche spoke on the Civil War, the Confederate Side. The presentation featured Confederate uniforms, caps, and weapons used in the War. Among the interesting stories he related was the surprising fact that we had a lot of Confederate simpathizers here in Montana. He explained that when the Confederacy lost the war, the people lost everything - land, crops, stock, businesses, the right to vote or hold office. They did have one option, though - go to Montana...



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