Civil War Talk Date Changed

The date for the next talk in Wayne Community College’s series of lectures on American Civil War battles has been changed.

“The Civil War in Eastern North Carolina – 1963,” which was set for Oct. 22, will now be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Jeff Bockert, east regional supervisor of N.C. Historic Sites and former Civil War specialist for the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, will be the speaker.

The remaining talks recognizing the sesquicentennial of the conflict are “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.

The series is provided by the Foundation of Wayne Community College and the N.C. Military History Round Table. Hosts for the lectures are Kirk Keller and Dr. Roy Heidicker.

For more information, contact the Foundation at (919) 739-7007 or

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 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.

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