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In Search of Freedom: African Americans in the Civil War
March 1, 2013
This two-day conference will be presented by the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies in Frederick. Keynote speakers will be:
Dr. James McPherson, Princeton University, Professor Emeritus
“Black Men in Blue: African American Soldiers in the Civil War”
Dr. Barbara Fields, Columbia University
“Was Emancipation a War Crime?”
An optional bus tour of historic sites, including a former Freedmen’s Bureau school in Sharpsburg, MD, will be a part of the program.