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Texas in the Civil War

Historian and native Texan, Mark Dolive will speak Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at noon in the Murphy Payne Community Room of the M.P. Baker Library. Mr. Dolive will speak about Texas in the Civil War. Mark is the Director of Library Services for the J. Ardis Bell Library on the NE Campus of Tarrant College, a member of the North American Vexillological Association (study of flags), and the Company of Military Historians. When he's not making various regimental flags, he plays a B flat baritone horn in the period Frontier Brigade Band.  As a long time researcher of the antebellum Frontier Army he holds membership in both the 13th U.S. and 1st U.S. Regular Infantry, and occasionally dons the uniform of a Revolutionary War British Marine.


“The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters” an exhibition developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health in conjunction with the lecture will be in the Fay Allison Gallery of the Library.


A native Texan Mark was born in Mesquite, attended The University of Texas at Austin, and currently resides in Fort Worth with his wife Christie.


The program is free and open to the community.  A light lunch will be provided for the first 75 attendees.  R.S.V.P and for additional information please call 903-693-2091 or email cferguson@panola.eduSponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Library of America, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

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