Historical novelist and documentary filmmaker Richard Croker of East Cobb, author of “To Make Men Free: A Novel of The Battle of Antietam,” will be a speaker at Wednesday’s Cobb County Civil War Roundtable at Kennesaw State University (KSU) Center, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw. For more information: www.cobbcwrt.org. The event begins at 7pm.
And The Civil War Center at KSU is gearing up for its Fall Symposium, “1862: Following the Path to Freedom” October 13. Featured will be Professors Howard Jones from the University of Alabama, talking about diplomacy; and Craig Symonds, previously with the U.S. Naval Academy, talking about Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation; and George Wunderlich, director of the National Civil War Medical Museum, reports Michael Shaffer. For more information:www.kennesaw.edu/civilwarera