“Poetry and Journalism in the U.S. Civil War” Lecture at the NC Museum of History

The complete version of this announcement of events at one of our sister institutions is available on our main blog, but I thought I’d pass along this information here:

Correspondent Lines: Poetry and Journalism in the U.S. Civil War

Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m.

Eliza Richards, UNC-Chapel Hill

During the Civil War, new technologies such as the telegraph and the steam-powered printing press gave Americans unprecedented access to the battlefield, changing our reactions to the news and our thinking about war itself. Professor Richards explores these influences in both the literary and journalistic accounts of the time.

For more information about the Museum of History, call 919-807-7900 or access ncmuseumofhistory.org or Facebook®. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., across from the State Capitol.

The lecture is part of the Perspectives on History, a free lecture series at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. To register, call 919-807-7847. Parking is free.

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