Ebenezer Allen Visits Collin College

On March 29, 2017, I presented my class on “Ebenezer Allen – Statesman, Entrepreneur, and Spy” to students in the SAIL program at Collin College.

I departed from the usual format in my classes and taught the class as a living historian. For ninety minutes,  I tried my best to invoke what I thought Colonel Allen might sound like (a New Hampshire accent) and look like (in appropriate attire).

Here are a few pictures from the class.

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About Allen Mesch

Allen is a author, educator, and historian. He has written four books: The Analyst; Teacher of Civil War Generals; Your Affectionate Father, Charles F. Smith; and Charles A. Marvin - "One Year. Six Months, and Eleven Days". He teaches classes on the American Civil War at Collin College. He has visited more than 130 Civil War sites and shares his over 4,000 photographs on Civil-War-Journeys.org. He blogs about the Civil War on Salient Points.
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