Civil War lecture Friday at Catawba College
Dr. Gary Freeze, author and professor of American history at Catawba College, will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. Friday in the Tom Smith Auditorium in Ketner Hall on the college campus.
His subject will be ěNorth Carolina Secedes!î The talk is sponsored by the N.C. Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and is the first in its Sesquicentennial Lecture Series, which will feature a variety of speakers in various locations throughout the state.
The lecture is free and open to all who are interested in this period of history.
The second lecture in the series is scheduled for the Greensboro Historical Museum at 11 a.m. June 25. The UDC is partnering with the museum to present William Trotter, author of the trilogy on North Carolina during the War Between the States: ěSilk Flags and Cold Steel about the Piedmont,î ěBushwhackers about the Mountainsî and ěIronclads and Columbiads about the Coast.î