sesquicentennial http://michiganradio.org en Michigan prepares to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-prepares-mark-150th-anniversary-start-civil-war <p>There are numerous observances planned across Michigan beginning this week marking the<a href="http://www.7thmichigan.us/conference/2011events.htm"> 150<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the start of the Civil War</a>.&nbsp; More than 90 thousand <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan_in_the_American_Civil_War">Michiganders served in Union army</a> during the Civil War.&nbsp; Nearly 15 thousand&nbsp;died.</p> Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:49:55 +0000 Steve Carmody 2016 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan prepares to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War