"The U.S. Navy in the Antebellum West"
Sick Lecture by Dr. Lorraine McConaghy
Thursday, November 12, 2009
4:00 pm, Petersen Room, Allen Library, University of Washington
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
The historian Lorraine McConaghy will give a public talk on the role of the U.S. Navy in the America West, based on research from her new book, War Ship under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific West. The book, published by the University of Washington Press, is the latest volume in the Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book series.
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, the University of Washington Libraries, and the University of Washington Press.