New London - Nancy Steenburg, adjunct professor of history and director of the bachelor of general studies program at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut will give a talk, “The Women of New London During the Civil War,” at the meeting of the Friends of Fort Trumbull at 7 p.m. Oct. 25.
The meeting will take place at Fort Trumbull State Park.
Steenburg recently has become vice president of the Association for the Study of Connecticut History, president of the New London County Historical Society, and a contributing author for the recently published, “The Rockets’ Red Glare,” about the War of 1812.
During her talk, she will draw on her article about Frances Manwaring Caulkins, published in “Connecticut History.”
The meeting is open to the public, but seating is limited. For information, visit: fortfriends.org.