Saturday, April 12, 2008

Society’s April Program Meeting: The Civil War Soldier

The April program meeting of the Itawamba Historical Society will be held on Tuesday evening, April 15 in the Gordon McFerrin Assembly Hall of the George Poteet History Center in Mantachie. The program will begin at 6 p.m. with refreshments and fellowship, with the program following.

The program, The Civil War Soldier, will be presented by Bobby Christopher of Saltillo. Christopher, a Civil War reenactor and historian will discuss the fascinating subject of the daily life of a Civil War soldier in northeastern Mississippi.

The public is invited to all program meetings of the society and admission is free of charge. The society’s facilities are located at the corner of Church Street and Museum Drive in Mantachie. For further information, contact the society at 662-282-7664 or by emailing the society at

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