Mississippi State University Libraries have teame d up with the Mississippi Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission to promote events, sites, and educational materials relating to the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
The Instructional Media Center designed a logo for the Commission, and the Web Services Department built a website to help distribute information about Mississippi's role in the Civil War and about Sesquicentennial commemorative events. The website includes a photo gallery, videos, an extensive timeline of the Civil War in Mississippi, and maps of important battlefields and cemeteries. Visitors can submit events to be displayed in an interactive calendar. Visit the website at http://www.mscivilwar150.com.
The Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War begins in January 2011 and will continue through 2015. Check the website often to find out what's happening in your region!
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