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State Historical Society of Iowa Press Release

For immediate release April 14, 2009

Contact: Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov, (515) 281-3858

Iowa Civil War Sesquicentennial Advisory Committee meets Friday

(DES MOINES) – The Iowa Civil War Sesquicentennial Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m., Friday, April 17, 2009, at the State Historical Building, 600 E. Locust Street in Des Moines.

The committee will assist the State Historical Society of Iowa in planning, coordinating and implementing activities and programs commemorating Iowa’s involvement in the U.S. Civil War.

The agenda for Friday’s meeting is below:

  • Welcome
  • Introduction of Members
  • Background Information
  • Update on efforts of other states
  • Election of the Chair
  • Discussion of possible activities of the committee
  • Future meetings and dates
  • Adjourn

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