Join the discussion about Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops with John David Smith, the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History at UNC Charlotte.
In Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops, author John David Smith tells the story both of Lincoln’s decision to use African Americans to keep the Union intact and the yeoman service of the more than 180,000 black soldiers who donned Union blue. Join Personally Speaking, a conversation with Smith about his book at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 , at UNC Charlotte’s Center City, 320 E. Ninth Street. A book signing and reception will follow. There is no fee, but registration is requested at http://clas-pages.uncc.edu/ps/register/. Personally Speaking is a series of conversations with author/researchers from UNC Charlotte presented by UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and J. Murrey Atkins Library. Complimentary parking will be provided
Sponsor: UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and J. Murrey Atkins Library