“War Comes to Laurinburg - 1865”
Saturday, 18 March 2017:10AM to 5PM
The Historic John Blue House, 13040 X-Way Road, Laurinburg, NC. 10AM to 5PM
Periodic artillery firing and skirmishes, Gen. W.J. Hardee’s Field HQ’s and staff,
CSA Surgeon/Field Hospital display, Youth CSA Enlistment Table, Certificates, and Organized Drills. The Sons of Mars NC Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp will discuss local men and the companies and regiments they served in.
Lectures and Presentations:
“Northern Prison Camps During the War,” author Richard Triebe of Wilmington.
“Wheeler’s Cavalry in the Carolinas,” author Keith Jones of Burlington.
“War Comes to Laurinburg” historian Bernhard Thuersam of Wilmington.
A 5PM artillery salute to North Carolina veterans will close the day’s events.
This event is sponsored by the Scotland County Tourism Development Commission, Scotland County Historical Properties Commission, Griffin Estep Group Insurance, Cape Fear Historical Institute, Sons of Mars Camp, NC Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Scotland County Genealogical Society.
For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org or 910.619.4619