Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture Series 2012

The State Archives’ Civil War Sesquicentennial lecture series (PDF) continues Monday,  February 20, 2012*  in the auditorium of the State Archives and Library building from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The first topic for 2012 is “Changing Tides: The Burnside Expedition” and the lecture will be given by Chris Meekins, who frequently writes posts on our Civil War 150 blog as part of our First Wednesdays history/digitization project.

Other lectures scheduled for 2012:

  • May 14: “Sacred Bodies: Caring for the Dead During and After the War” – Bill Brown, Debbi Blake, Chris Meekins, N.C. State Archives
  • August 13: “Bringing in the Dead: The North Carolina Civil War Atlas and Death Study” – Josh Howard, Office of Archives and History, Research Branch
  • November 19: “Confederate Conscription Laws: A Primer” – Bill Brown, N.C. State Archives

* The date of this lecture has been changed from February 13, 2012 to February 20, 2012 due to unforeseen circumstances; we apologize for any inconvenience this change may cause those planning to attend.


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