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October 14, 2011

Lecture series to recognize Civil War anniversary

NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma’s Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage and Department of History is scheduled to host the second lecture of the Civil War Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Monday in Meacham Auditorium in the Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 S. Asp Ave.

Vernon Burton, history professor and Cyberinstitute director at Clemson University, will speak on “The Age of Lincoln and the Civil War.” The event is free and open to the public.

Burton is the author of many works, including “Class, Conflict, and Consensus: Antebellum Southern Community Studies,” “A Gentleman and an Officer: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin’s Civil War” and “The Age of Lincoln.”

The lecture series was established at OU to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

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