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History for Lunch presentation features African American Civil War veterans

The Museum of the Albemarle will host the second monthly History for Lunch from Home on

Wednesday, November 18 at noon. Dr. Hilary Green, associate professor of history in the Department of Gender and Race Studies at University of Alabama will discuss Veterans, Comrades, and Leaders: African American Civil War Veterans in Northeastern North Carolina.

Green will offer an overview of the ways that African American veterans of the Civil War leveraged the Civil War service through parades, participation in the Grand Army of the Republic and other activities.

This lecture will be online. Register in advance through the Museum’s Facebook page or website (www.museumofthealbemarle.com) to receive a link through the Zoom platform to attend the lecture. For more information, call 252-335-1433.

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