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Historian To Discuss ‘Uppity Women’ At Bag Lunch Series


TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The Transylvania County Library’s Bag Lunch Arts Series continues on Tuesday, May 15, at noon in the Rogow Room of the library with a presentation entitled “Rebellion: Uppity Women,” presented by Dr. Gordon McKinney. McKinney is a retired professor of history from Berea College who now lives in Asheville.

The program will focus on the women of western North Carolina during the Civil War. The trying conditions of the war years helped these women gain confidence when they were forced to run farms by themselves. They also became more assertive, speaking o...

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