Space is still available for the all-day conference on "Maryland andthe Civil War," from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 20 at the Joint Hearing Room of the Legislative Service Building in Annapolis.
The conference, sponsored by the Maryland State Archives, will assess the state of knowledge about Maryland and the Civil War and will feature such experts on the subject as Ross Kimmel, William L. Brown, James Walker and Brian Pohanka. Pohanka was a consultant to the film "Glory."
Registration for the conference is $25 -- $20 for students -- which includes a box lunch and attendance at a reception following the program in the honor of Phebe R. Jacobsen, a senior archivist who recently retired. Special guest Alex Haley, author of "Roots," will be onhand, and exhibits of Civil War photographs and artifacts from private collections will be on display.