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Historian Jack Davis to introduce new book Oct. 15 in Appomattox

 

By Patrick Saylor
Director, Marketing Communication

Historian William C. "Jack" Davis will introduce his latest book, "Inventing Loreta Valesquez: Confederate Soldier Impersonator, Media Celebrity and Con Artist,"  Saturday, Oct. 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox. Following his presentation, he will be available to sign copies of the book.

The Museum Seeks Nominations for Book Awards

The American Civil War Museum invites nominations for its 46th annual Book Awards competition honoring historical research and writing on the origins, life, and legacies of the Confederate States of America and the American Civil War. The Jefferson Davis Award is given for distinguished book-length narrative history or monograph published in 2015, and nominations should be submitted by December 31, 2015. The Founders Award is given for excellence in the editing of primary source materials published in 2015 and 2016, and nominations should be submitted by December 31, 2016.

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