For our July Meeting we host professor Jonathon Noyalas:
Meeting time: 7:30 PM, July 10, 2012.
Location: Thomas Balch Library, 208 West Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia.
Topic: “Like a Wind from the Mountains”: Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign
About our speaker:
Jonathan A. Noyalas is assistant professor of history and director of the Center for Civil War History at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, Virginia. He is the author or editor of eight books and has contributed scores of articles, essays, book chapters and reviews to a variety of popular and scholarly publications. In addition to teaching he has served as a consultant for a number of public history projects including most recently serving as the Civil War historian for the National Park Service’s historic resource study at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and the content expert for the Civil War Trust’s Cedar Creek Battle App. Prof. Noyalas also served as a consultant for National Geographic’s three part series “Civil Warriors” which debuted in the United States in April 2011. Active in battlefield preservation Noyalas also serves as chair of the committee and interpretation for the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation and is a member of the board of directors and chief of interpretation for the Kernstown Battlefield Association.