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Civil War Round Table: A Canadian Yankee in the 1st Maine Volunteers
Monday, March 14, 2005 - 7:30pm

A CANADIAN YANKEE IN THE FIRST MAINE VOLUNTEERS: the war-time exploits of a transplanted farmboy from New Brunswick in defense of his adopted
country.

The long-forgotten letters of Second Lieutenant Josiah Sawyer Brown will be spotlighted at the March 14,2005 meeting of the Civil War Round Table at Portland State University.

Location:
Room 494 of Cramer Hall on the PSU campus in downtown Portland.

Come hear one soldier's personal views on the Civil War as we continue to meet in the new Gordon B. Dodds/Friends of History Seminar Room in Cramer Hall. The mission of the PSU's Civil War Round Table is to explore all aspects of the Civil War in order to achieve a better understanding of the history and continuing impact of America's greatest tragecy through research and the presentation of scholarly works and documentaries.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is free in the PSU parking structures after 7pm. For more information please contact John Henley at (503) 284-0350 or check out our website at www.history.edu/foh/FOHround.htm