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Lincoln and Emancipation in NC: 1861-1865

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 2/5/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation Ė President Lincolnís executive order that freed slaves in the Southern states and made the abolition of slavery a major goal of the Civil War. To mark this event, Dr. Thomas Hennessey, associate professor of history at Fayetteville State University, discusses how slaves, the Union and Confederate military and politicians changed President Lincolnís mind on slavery and freed slaves in NC during and after the Civil War. Registration recommended.
Library: North Regional Branch    North Regional Branch
Location: North Regional Meeting Room
Registration Ends: 2/5/2013 at 12:00 AM
Contact: Thomas Hennessey
Contact Number: 910-672-1117
Presenter: Dr. Thomas Hennessey
Status: Closed


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