News Archive 2009-2018

Bowdoin Chorus Lends Voices to Civil War Commemoration Archives

Bowdoin Chorus concert in Studzinski Recital Hall during Parents Weekend 2010.

The Bowdoin Chorus will join with those of Bates and Colby to form a 200-voice ensemble that is to perform during the Maine State Archives presentation, “Saving the Union: The Call for Volunteers.” The program, to begin at 1 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the Augusta Civic Center, commemorates Maine’s entry into the Civil War.

“Saving the Union” will also include readings of Civil War-era letters from Mainers, addresses from Maine’s Adjutant General John “Bill” Libby and Governor Paul LePage, and Civil War re-enactors. The program is free and open to the public.