NC Soldiers Talk Restarts Civil War Series

The Foundation of Wayne Community College’s series of lectures recognizing the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War resumes next week.

“N.C. Soldiers in Battle – 1863,” originally set for last month, will be presented Tuesday, Jan. 21 by local history enthusiast and re-enactor Kirk Keller.

The next talks in the series are on the Battle of Plymouth, Feb. 20; Atlanta Campaign, March 18; Battle of Wilderness, April 15; Battle of Spotsylvania, May 20; Battle of Cold Harbor, June 17; Battle of Petersburg, July 22; and Battle of the Crater, Aug. 19.

All will be held at 7 p.m. 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 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 cultural programs such as this one for the community.