This part three of a five-part lecture series from the Seminar, Timeless Testaments: Civil War Watches and the People who Carried Them. This seminar was hosted at the National Watch and Clock Museum, on Saturday, July 6th, 2019.
American Watchmaking and the Civil War: Mutual Impacts - Clint Geller
The American watch-making industry and the eruption of the Civil War influenced each other in myriad ways. The prevalence of watches in Civil War armies, the importance of watches to many of the men who carried them, and some of the ways in which watches were used by fighting men in both armies will be discussed.