Sarris to speak on the Civil War in Northern Georgia


Jonathan D. Sarris, a history professor at North Carolina Wesleyan College and a leading authority on Appalachia’s Civil War, will lecture at UVa-Wise on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Sarris, author of “A Separate Civil War,” which tells the story of northern Georgia’s Civil War experience, will speak in the Slemp Student Center’s Rhododendron Room at 6 p.m.  His lecture will introduce the audience to the work that has gone into his articles and book. 

The program is part of the Appalachian Warfare Lecture Series that has been made possible through the generosity of the Slemp Foundation. 

For more information, contact College Relations at 276-376-1027.