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03/10/05UMM's Merrill Library Hosts Civil War Literary Evening

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UMM's Merrill Library Hosts Civil War Literary Evening

Civil War historian and author Stewart Bennett will discuss the book he
co-authored with Barbara Tillery entitled, The Struggle for the Life of the
Republic: A Civil War Narrative by Brevet Major Charles Dana Miller, 76th
Ohio Volunteer Infantry at the University of Maine at Machias Merrill
Library on Thursday, March 10, at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend
this literary event, organized by Marianne Thibodeau, Associate Librarian
at UMM. Stewart will discuss the historical significance of this chapter in
the Civil War and copies of the book, co-authored by Bennett and Barbara
Tillery, will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served

Stewart Bennett, who joined the professional staff at UMM last year as
Director of Admissions, earned a Master of Arts degree in history from
Youngstown State University. Prior to coming to UMM, he served other
institutions as an adjunct professor of history teaching American History
and Civil War and Reconstruction.

A review of Bennett's book appeared in the January 2005 journal America's
Civil War on pages 56-57.

For more information on this event, contact Marianne Thibodeau at UMM's
Merrill Library, 255-1256, or e-mail her at mthibod@maine.edu.

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