Join us as Kevin Levin explores the subject of Black Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War.
Kevin M. Levin is a historian and educator based in Boston. He is the author and editor of three books, including most recently, Searching For Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth.
This talk will explore how free and enslaved blacks were utilized for the Confederate war effort and how these accounts eventually morphed into mythical stories about black soldiers.
Doors open at 6 with St. James Punch and social time. Dinner is served at 6:45 (reservations required). Presentation begins at 8 (walk-ins welcome).
Kevin M. Levin is an award-winning educator and historian based in Boston, Massachusetts. He has written extensively about the American Civil War and has spoken across the country on the current controversy surrounding Confederate monuments. Levin is the author three books, including, Remembering The Battle of the Crater: War as Murder(2012), Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites (2017), and Searching For Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth.