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Book Talk with Suffolk University Alumni, Julianne and David Mehegan
Start Date: 3/24/2015Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 3/24/2015End Time: 3:00 PM

Event Description:
Suffolk alumni Julianne and David Mehegan present a book talk on their latest work. Julianne Mehegan graduated from the English Department and was a protegee of Edward Clark, Professor Emeritus of English.

Record of a Soldier in the Late War: The Confederate Memoir of John Wesley Bone, edited by Julianne Bone Mehegan and David Mehegan (November 2014)
 
John Wesley Bone's diary gives the reader the gritty essence of the Civil War. While it is one man's memory of a volunteer fighting for the Confederacy, it is also a portrait of what daily life was like for the common soldier on both sides of the conflict. In plain, straight-forward language, Bone describes the exploding confusion of battle, the fear, quiet courage, bloody marching feet, rampant sickness, bitter cold and fetid heat of that brutal time. The beautifully-designed diary, edited by Bone's great granddaughter, Julianne Mehegan and her husband, David, will resonate with readers on either side of the Mason-Dixon Line, be they Civil War memorabilia collectors or simply people who want a first-hand account of history.
 
There will be light refreshments—Bring your bag lunch!

Sponsors: Mildred F. Sawyer Library 

 
Location Information:
Boston Campus - Stahl Center (73 Tremont)  (View Map)
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
Room: Poetry Center, Sawyer Library, 3rd Floor
Contact Information:
Name: Beata Panagopoulos
Phone: 617 573 8541
Email: bpanagopoulos@suffolk.edu
Intended Audience:
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Guests
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate Students

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