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Civil War author to speak in Salisbury

SALISBURY ó At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Rowan Rifles Camp 405 Sons of Confederate Veterans will host Keith Jones, author of ěThe Boys of Diamond Hill: The Lives and Civil War Letters of the Boyd Family of Abbeville County, South Carolina.î
The events of the 1860s swept the Boyds from their farms to distant battlefields covering almost every theater of the war while they were fighting for independence from the northern government.
The Boyd family left behind an extensive collection of letters detailing their experiences.
Jones is a native of Florida and now lives in Graham with his wife. As well as fiction, he continues to study and write about history. More information may be found at his website: http://jkjones-author.com/
The event will be held in the Stanback Room at the Rowan Public Library and is free to the public.

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