Mark Twain Comes to Brandenburg

April 8 at 6 p.m., Mark Twain will be appearing at the Meade County History Museum in the personage of Mr. Monie Matthews. Mr. Matthews is an author, historian, and lecturer on the topic of West Point, Kentucky and author of “Robert Hendershot: The Youngest Civil War Hero.” Robert Hendershot was the youngest drummer boy in the Civil War, only 10 years old when he lied about his age and joined the 9th Michigan Infantry in Jackson, Michigan, later to be stationed at West Point, Kentucky in Union Fort Duffield.

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