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Women’s history speaker

LeeAnn Whites, a history professor at the University of Missouri, will present a lecture titled “Battle for the Home Front: Revisiting the Role of Women in the Civil War,” on Wednesday in the Wilson Special Collections Library on the UNC campus.

The talk is in conjunction with the exhibit “Home Front on the Hill: Chapel Hill and the University during the Civil War” on display in Wilson Library through May 8, and is free and open to the public.

Whites’ talk will begin at 5:45 p.m. after a 5 p.m. reception and viewing of the exhibit.

For more information, call Liza Terrl at 962-4207, or visit lib.unc.edu/blogs/news/index.php/2011/01/chapel-hill-during-civil-war-exhibit

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