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The Nameless and the Faceless Women of the Civil War

Adult Enrichment / Personal Enrichment -
Fall 2021

Receive a perspective of the Civil War that concentrates on the humanity of history. Based on my poetry/essay book The Nameless and the Faceless Women of the Civil War, this course will integrate the narrative of poetry in conjunction with actual Civil War events. The premise is that not everyone who experienced the Civil War made it into the history books. While I could not give these unknowns a name or a face I could give them a voice. Learn about the Civil War through the rhyme and narrative of the poetry through the voices of women. This is not a course on writing poetry but rather an opportunity to learn how poetry can bring a lost voice to the Civil War.

Students are required to purchase the book, The Nameless and the Faceless Women of the Civil War by Lisa Samia. 

Instruction will take place through Zoom. Registrants will receive an email from Farmington Continuing Education ( containing a link, handouts, and instructor information before the start of the course.

Lisa G. Samia


Lisa G. Samia is an Author Award-Winning Poet & Speaker who loves American Civil War History. She is the recipient of the National Parks Arts Foundation-NPS Artist in Residency for Gettysburg September 2020 for her Civil War Poetry. She has also lectured for the Civil War Round Table Congress-on John Wilkes Booth. Lisa spent 6 years researching and writing a fictional series on John Wilkes Booth, My Name is John Singer, and My Name is Mrs. John Singer. The Nameless and the Faceless Women of the Civil War earned Lisa Artist in Residence Manassas, VA through the National Park Service Poetry fall 2021.



  Lisa G. Samia

Thursdays, Sep 9 - Oct 21
7:00 - 8:30 PM

  No Class Oct 14


Min Age   16 yr.

$ 89.00
Course Fee
Registration begins  
Aug. 1st