Event: 150th Anniversary of Mexican-American Involvement in the Civil War

libevents-vaqueros All over the United States people are using the word sesquicentennial to describe the 150th anniversary of the Civil War taking place this year.

The STC Library and the Mexican American Studies Program will be commemorating the anniversary with a book talk by historian Dr. Jerry Thompson, author of Vaqueros in Blue and Gray and many other books discussing the South Texas involvement in the Civil War.

On Monday, April 11, Dr. Thompson will be talking at the MidValley Campus Library and at the Pecan Campus Library.  Books will be available for sale, and the author will sign books after his talk.  His other books include The Civil War and the Southwest as well as Cortina: Defending the Mexican Name in Texas.



Monday, April 11

2:30 PM –
MidValley Library
Build – E
400 N. Border, Weslaco, TX
6:00 PM –
Pecan Library
Build – F   Rainbow Room
3201 W. Pecan Blvd., McAllen, TX


For more information contact Esther Garcia at egarcia10@southtexascollege.edu.