'Mississippi and the Great War' to be topic of talk in Macon


Bo Morgan

Bo Morgan



Dispatch Staff Report



Professor and University Historian Bo Morgan of the University of Southern Mississippi will address the Noxubee Historical Society at its quarterly covered dish supper meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Legion Hut located at the corner of Pearl and Wayne Streets in Macon. 


A native of Hattiesburg, Morgan completed both his bachelor's and master's degrees at USM. His doctoral work was done at the University of Memphis. He will speak about the effects of World War I on those who fought it who were from Mississippi. He is the author of "Redneck Liberal: Theodore G. Bilbo and the New Deal" and other historical publications and is currently writing "Mississippi between the World Wars, 1917-1941." 


Morgan is the former chair of the Department of History at Delta State University and joined USM's Department of History in 2009.  


"Our meetings are open to all, and all are requested to bring a covered dish," said Martha Stennis of the Historical Society. "We gather at 6 p.m. and sit for dinner at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome."



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