Annual Meeting & Symposium

The North Carolina Military Historical Society

 

- North Carolina and the Great War -
Part I

 

Archives and State Library Building

109 E. Jones Street in Raleigh

Free parking is available in the parking lot directly across the street.

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May 20, 2017

Schedule of Events

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Registration
     Registration and symposium will be in the Archives and State Library Building at 109 E. Jones Street in Raleigh. Free parking is available in the parking lot directly across the street.

9:30 AM - 9:35 AM

Welcome and Administrative Announcements

 9:35 AM - 10:00 AM

Business Meeting
     President's Report
     Treasurer's Report
     Membership Report
     Old and New Business
     Election of Directors
     Adjourn
Raffle

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

"Tar Heels Early to War"

     LTC (Ret.) Sion H. Harrington, III, Former State Archives Military Collection Archivist

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Raffle/Break

11:00 AM - 11:45 PM

"Tar Heels Go to War"
    CPT (Ret.) Daniel Jutson, Office of the Deputy Chief of Starr, G-2, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Raffle

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

Prior reservation required.

$7 lunch includes sub-sandwich, chips and drink

Payable at Reservation Desk (exact change please)

Reservations must be made by WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017. To reserve lunch, e-mail the North Carolina Military Historical Society at ncmilhistsoc@yahoo.com OR call "Si" at (910) 897-7968.  With either method, leave your name, and number of lunches.

Use this time to meet the presenters; tour the NC Museum of History’s chronology exhibit of state history, which includes components of various wars; visit the third floor exhibits “A Call to Arms” and the newly opened World War I exhibit; and explore the Search Room of the State Archives.

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

“Borrowed Soldiers: The 30th Division"
    
Dr. Mitchell A. Yockelson, U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Raffle/Break

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

“North Carolina's "Other" Division: The 81st "Wildcats"
     Mr. R. Jackson Marshall, Deputy Director of the Division of State History Museums

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

“The North Carolina Men Lost With the U.S.S. Cyclops"
     Mr. Marvin Barrash, Author and Historian

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Raffle/Closing Remarks

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Board of Director’s Meeting (Board Members only)

 

Administrative Notes:

  • Special thanks to the Great War Tar Heels and other WWI living historians.

  • Please feel free to take breaks as needed. You may enjoy refreshments in the refreshment area.

  • Raffles and silent auction managed by John Winecoff. Raffles will take place through out the day.

  • Registration table manned by MG Charles Scott, and John Winecoff.

  • The NC Museum of History military exhibit “A Call to Arms” is open on the Third Floor, along with the newly opened World War I Exhibit. On the First Floor is the Chronology exhibit which also contains military items. The Search Room of the State Archives is on the second floor of the Archives building.

  • NCMHS Board of Director's Meeting immediately following adjournment of the symposium. (location: TBA)