Williams Lecture Series: "To Keep the Jewel of Liberty within the Family of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and African-American Military Service in the U.S. Civil War" Featuring Susan Ural

November 2, 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

About this event

Susannah J. Ural holds the Williams Chair in Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Studies at Mississippi State University. A military historian by training, she specializes in 19th century America, with an emphasis on the experiences of Civil War soldiers and their families. She is also interested in the policies developed by Lincoln and the War Department that won the Civil War, and how these policies evolved during and after the conflict. Ural is the author of numerous books and articles on the Civil War and Reconstruction, and is a regular speaker at national and international events.

A reception will follow.

Traffic gates will open at 5:15 p.m. for free parking close to Mitchell Memorial Library. Visit https://www.library.msstate.edu/travel-transit-parking to learn more about parking and transit near Mitchell Memorial Library.


John Grisham Room, Third Floor, Mitchell Memorial Library
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MSU Libraries
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Lynda Graham
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