Bland Simpson Discusses "Two Captains from Carolina" Sept. 13
Two Captains from Carolina: Moses Grandy, John Newland Maffitt, and the Coming of the Civil War
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012
Wilson Special Collections Library
5:30 p.m. Lecture | Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Free and open to the public
A former slave turned freight captain and a Confederate blockade runner. Author Bland Simpson brings these historical figures to life in his latest book, Two Captains from Carolina: Moses Grandy, John Newland Maffitt, and the Coming of the Civil War.
Simpson will discuss and read from his work in a free public program on Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Wilson Special Collections Library.
The 5:30 p.m. program in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room is free and open to the public.
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