The Nix Branch of the New Orleans Public Library will host a lecture Friday evening (Oct. 26) entitled “The Fallen Queen: New Orleans in the Civil War” to finish out this year’s bicentennial program of events.
For details see the following press release from the New Orleans Public Library:
Our final Bicentennial Program of the year will be on Friday, October 26 at 6pm at the Nix Library. Professor Ron Chapman of Nunez College will give a presentation on the sesquicentennial (150 years) of the fall of New Orleans to Union troops in 1862. The program is titled The Fallen Queen: New Orleans in the Civil War. The program is free and open to the public.