The African-American Experience in the Civil War Era

The African-American Experience in the Civil War Era is in the past.

Morning Session

“The African-American Experience in the Civil War Era—A symposium at Lipscomb University”
9:30–11:30 a.m. • Shamblin Theatre

“Blueprint from Freedom: Black Men in Blue”
James McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and retired Princeton professor

“Forged in Battle: The Relationship Between White Officers and Black Soldiers”
Joseph Glatthaar, Stephenson Distinguished Professor of History, University of North Carolina

“The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation: Stories of My Family’s Journey to Freedom”
John Baker, author and genealogy expert

After the morning session, each presenter will be available to sign copies of their books, which will be available for sale.

All events and times are subject to change.

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