Ahead of Burns’ ‘Civil War’ special, stories of MSU war artifacts

Jun 7, 2016

Uniforms and equipment were among the items on display at MSU Museum's 'Michigan in the Civil War' exhibit in 2013.
Credit Courtesy photo / MSU Museum

WKAR-TV presents an overview of Ken Burns' iconic "Civil War" series tomorrow night. Current State brings you stories of Michigan in the Civil War.


An in-depth overview of Ken Burns' iconic "Civil War" series comes to WKAR-TV Wednesday night. WKAR World brings you the program Wednesday at 8 p.m.

In anticipation of the broadcast, Current State takes us back to a 2013 MSU Museum tour with Peter Whorf and MSU history professor Roger Rosentrater. The two explored some of the many artifacts on display in the exhibit, "Michigan and the Civil War: the 150th anniversary." Professor Rosentrater led an exploration of soldiers’ stories, uniforms, weapons and personal effects.