Guest Speaker Derrick Brown
Derrick Brown is the Asst. Site Manager at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. Derrick is a native of Sneads Ferry and holds a history degree from Western Carolina, along with a Masters from UNC-Wilmington. His program is entitled “A Monumental Mystery: The Battle of Bentonville and its lost Confederate Soldiers.” In his presentation, he will discuss the actual battle as well as the archaeological work that has recently been done to better understand when the Harper House was used as a hospital and as a burial ground for soldiers.