Dr. Keith Bohannon, Associate Professor of History at the University of West Georgia, will speak on “The First Year of the War in Georgia, 1860-1861” in the final installment of The Second Annual Civil War Western Theater Lecture Series.
The lecture, presented by The Bandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia and the Georgia Humanities Council, will be Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 105 of The James E. Brown Center at the north end of the Dalton State College campus.
Dr. Bohannon, who earned his PhD from Pennsylvania State University in 2001, teaches courses in the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, Southern U.S. History, and Georgia History. He completed his dissertation on the Northeast Georgia Mountains during the late antebellum and Civil War years. He is co-editor of a volume of letters entitled “A Georgian with ‘Old Stonewall’ in Virginia: The Letters of Ujanirtus Allen, Company F, 21st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry” and the author of numerous published essays.
The lecture is free and open to the public; seating at the Brown Center is first-come, first- served. For more information, contact Heather Shores, assistant director of The Bandy Center at 706-272-4452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.