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Posted on: February 3, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Lecture about African-American Civil War Correspondent at Grayslake Heritage Center

The Lake County Civil War Roundtable will host speaker Daniel Johnson on Thursday, February 12 at 7 p.m. Johnson portrays special correspondent Thomas Morris Chester at Civil War Reenactments in Northern Illinois. Chester, a native of Harrisburg, Penn., was the only African American special for a major daily newspaper during the war. Free.

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