History à la Carte: Sophia’s Civil War Flag

Wednesday, May 10, noon–1 p.m.

Presenters: RaeLana Poteat, Curator of Political and Social History, NC Museum of History; Robin Simonton, Director, Oakwood Cemetery; Rick Walton, Historian, Cedar Fork Rifles Preservation Society Inc.

When the North Carolina Grays set off to fight during the Civil War, they carried a flag that was sewn and painted by Sophia Partridge, a Raleigh artist and teacher. See the flag, and learn about its adventures.

Beverages provided. For information, call 919-807-7986. You have the option to purchase a boxed lunch—or just bring your own.

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