Friday, January 26 at 2:00 PM - Just Before the Battle Mother: A Visit From a Civil War Soldier at Spencer Public Library - Join O.J. Fargo as he presents an individual Iowa soldier’s Civil War experience. After a brief overview of the state’s involvement, the audience is introduced to a returning Civil War veteran (played by O. J. Fargo in full military uniform). Artifacts will be displayed as well as a full electronic Civil War roster of men who served in and from Iowa. Sponsored by Humanities Iowa - Free to the public. Call 712-580-7290 for more information.