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Event:
In Search of Freedom: African Americans in the Civil War
Date:
March 1, 2013
Updated:
January 22, 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.