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Jan. 14, 2014

 

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Dr. Frazier to present on the Teche Campaign Jan. 21, 2014

 
WHO: Acadiana Chapter of the Civil War Round Table Association

WHAT: Teche Campaign presentation and dinner

 

WHEN: Jan. 21, 2014

 

WHERE: Ramada Conference Center, 2915 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, LA 70560
 
CONTACT: Catherine Schramm, 337-369-6446 or 337-367-5701 
 
BACKGROUND

The Acadiana Chapter of the Civil War Round Table Association is hosting a special Sesquicentennial presentation by Donald Frazier, Ph. D, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Frazier will focus on the Teche Campaign during the Civil War. 

Dr. Frazier is a scholar on the Trans Mississippi. Union troops captured the area from Berwick Bay to Vermilionville (present day Lafayette) in 1863. Dr. Frazier is also the author of several history books. Two of his books, Fire in the Cane Field and Thunder Across the Swamp, examine the Civil War in Louisiana and East Texas through a chronological approach. He is currently on sabbatical as a professor of history from McMurry University in Abilene Texas while completing his third book in this series.

This presentation will take place at the Ramada Inn in New Iberia, LA located at the junction of Hwy. 90 and 14. Reservations are required and must be made by Jan. 16, 2014 to attend this dinner and talk. The fee is $20 per person. Amateur historians or any person interested in the war years should not miss this opportunity. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Catherine Schramm at (337) 369-6446 or (337) 367-5701.

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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.

 

For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit www.iberiatravel.com

  
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