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WWII Veteran Ed Bearss

Raising the Cairo with Ed Bearss – Jan 13

USS Cairo Gunboat
Lost Ironclad Re-discovered It’s a treasure hunt story worthy of Indiana Jones, led by historian Ed Bearss. On Dec. 12, 1862, naval history was made when the Union ironclad USS Cairo (pronounced “KAY-row”), involved in the campaign against Vicksburg, was sunk in twelve short minutes in Mississippi’s Yazoo River. It was reportedly the first armored […]
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Had I Been a Civil War Soldier

Ed Bearss
Renowned Historian Reflects on His Own Injuries in WWII And Changes in Treatment For those soldiers wounded in battle in the Civil War, often the outcome was grim.  For those wounded in World War II, the outcome was far different. Civil War historian Ed Bearss will return to New Bern, at Cullman Performance Hall at […]
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American Treasure Visits New Bern

Ed Bearss
Ed Bearss to Appear for 10th Consecutive Year An American treasure, Civil War historian Ed Bearss will appear in New Bern on Sunday, January 10, 2016.  His tenth annual presentation to benefit the New Bern Battlefield Park will be Robert E. Lee’s Lieutenant Generals. Bearss will provide great insight into this subject in his unique […]
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American Treasure Visits New Bern

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Ed Bearss to Appear for 9th Consecutive Year An American treasure, Civil War historian Ed Bearss will again appear in New Bern on Sunday, January 11, 2015.  His ninth annual presentation will be Lincoln and His Cabinet. Bearss will provide great insight into this subject in his unique manner. Held at 2 pm at the […]
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