Refresher Post Civil War Symposium(Msg#6797)
>From: "Jane Phillips" <diamondg@...>[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2002 10:59:25 -0500
>Subject: [NCLENOIR] Civil War Symposium
>Civil War Symposium in
>Kinston, North Carolina
>All people interested in Lenoir County and Civil War history will
>have an opportunity to learn details about the Battle of Kinston, the
>Battle of Wyse Fork and how people in Kinston and Lenoir County
>survived the war. The event will begin with a dinner at the Community
>Council for the Arts Friday evening March 1 and continue with
>speakers in the Lenoir Community College main building auditorium on
>Saturday March 2 and closing with a self-conducted driving tour on
>Sunday March 3
>A distinguished group of speakers will provide new insight into
>the times and events of 1861-1865. Dr. Charles Bryan, Executive
>Director of the Virginia Historical Society will discuss the
>publication of "The Eye of the Storm" based on the daily notes and
>sketches of a northern soldier which were lost for nearly a hundred
>years. Some of the sketches will be exhibited.
>Saturday's program will consist of:
>Mr. Donnie Taylor, site manager of the Bentonville
>Battlefield Site, will give a description of the two battles. Wyse
>Fork was the second largest Civil War battle fought in North Carolina.
>Dr. David Long of East Carolina university will describe the
>role of slaves and freemen and women before and after the Emancipation
>Proclamation. James City near New Bern was established at this time.
>Dr. Clifford Tyndall of Wilmington will present a host of
>information gathered for his master's thesis, "Civil war in Lenoir
>County". He will include comments on business, house life and
>military hangings which took place in Lenoir County.
>A map and commentary will be available for self-guided tours
>of the battlefields and other related sights.
>Registration may be available by calling Harmony Hall between
>10am and 1pm on Monday, Wednesday or Friday or by mailing to Lenoir
>County Historical Association, P. O. Box 1132, Kinston, N.C. 28503.
>The cost is $35 for the 3 day event but dinner only reservation can be
>made for $20 per person for Friday night.
>The Symposium is sponsored by the Lenoir County Historical
>Association and co-sponsored by the Historical Preservation Group, The
>Community Council for the Arts, Lenoir Community College, Black
>Heritage Museum Project, the Neuse Regional Library, Sons of
>Confederate Veterans, Daughters of the Confederacy and members of the
>Caswell-CSS Neuse Historic Site.
>This should be of interest to many of you. Forwarded with Jane Phillips
>I'll keep you abreast of the events.
>BAKER, CANNON, COX, JACKSON,
>McGLAWHORN (all sp), WINGATE, +++
>GenealogyPITT Co NC Friends In Research