History Teaches Us to Hope – October 17

Looking for something to do on Wednesday evening? A free lecture entitled “History Teaches Us to Hope: Drawing Inspiration from the Shenandoah Valley’s Civil War” begins at 7 p.m. in Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium, Shenandoah University. Assistant Professor of history and Director of the Center for Civil War History at Lord Fairfax Community College Jonathan A. Noyalas is the guest speaker.

Jonathan Noyalas is the author or editor of eight books on Civil War Era history and has also written scores of essays, book chapters, articles and reviews for scholarly and popular publications such as America’s Civil War, Civil War Times, Blue & Gray, Civil War News, and Hallowed Ground. In March 2012 he served as chair of the sesquicentennial conference on Stonewall Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign and will chair the National Historic District’s Sesquicentennial conference in 2013. He is currently under contract to write a book about the Battle of Fisher’s Hill and is also continuing his research on postwar reunions and reconciliation in the Shenandoah Valley.

Click here for a PDF copy of the lecture flyer. Contact the coordinator of the Center for Lifelong Learning, Jo Miller, at 540/665-5442 or jmille3@su.edu for more information on this event.