Chickamauga Battle Next in Civil War Series

The Foundation of Wayne Community College’s series of lectures on American Civil War battles continues Tuesday, Sept. 17 with a talk on The Battle of Chickamauga.

The Battle of Chickamauga was fought September 18-20, 1863, between the Union Army of the Cumberland and the Confederate Army of Tennessee in Catoosa and Walker counties in Georgia. It is considered to be a Confederate victory.

The presenter will be Keith Parrish, a social studies teacher at Rosewood Middle School who holds degrees in political science, history, and museum studies. He has been involved in public history for more than 25 years, working at historic sites and writing for publication.

The next lectures in the series are The Civil War in Eastern North Carolina – 1963, Oct. 22; The Battle of Chattanooga, Nov. 19; and Highlights of North Carolinians in Battle – 1863, Dec. 10.

All are set for 7 p.m. and will be held in Moffatt Auditorium. They are free and open to the public with no reservations or registrations required.

For more information, contact the Foundation at (919) 739-7007 or awnorthington@waynecc.edu.

The college encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing accommodation or having questions about access, please contact the Foundation at (919) 739-7007 or awnorthington@waynecc.edu. Allow sufficient time to arrange accommodations.

The Foundation of Wayne Community College is a non-profit organization that works to broaden the base of community support for educational opportunities at the college. The Foundation assisted WCC students with 363 scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year. It also provides funding for innovative campus projects and employee recognition, and offers cultural programs for the community.

Wayne Community College is a public, two-year college with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, it serves 15,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 100 college credit programs.

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