May 31, 2018
On Thursday, May 31, at 6:30 pm, the History Museum of Mobile will hold the 2018 Jack Friend Lecture, featuring local author and historian, John Sledge. The Jack Friend Lecture focuses on topics involving the Civil War and Reconstruction in south Alabama. The event is named in honor of noted Civil War historian, Jack Friend. His book, West Wind, Flood Tide: The Battle of Mobile Bay, won the 2003 North American Society for Oceanic History, John Lyman Book Award. The Mobile Press Register called it "the most definitive volume ever written on the Battle of Mobile Bay."
Host organization: History Museum of Mobile