George Buss portraying President Abraham Lincoln.

George Buss as President Lincoln.

Did you know the Union Navy was essential to President Abraham Lincoln’s strategy for winning the Civil War? We welcome actor George Buss for a first-person portrayal of the sixteenth president. In this all-ages program, Mr. Buss will recount the Navy’s participation in the Anaconda Plan, joint Army-Navy operations, and the innovation of ironclad ships.


Scott's Great Snake. Cartoon map illustrating General Winfield Scott's plan called the "Anaconda plan." J.B. Elliott - The Library of Congress/American Memory

Scott's Great Snake. Cartoon map illustrating General Winfield Scott's plan called the "Anaconda plan." J.B. Elliott - The Library of Congress/American Memory