A Sesquicentennial Speakers Bureau program will be at 1:15 p.m. Saturday at the Fifth Quarter Restaurant in Charleston.
Civil War historian and author Hunter Lesser will discuss "Robert E. Lee's Forlorn Hope: Outwitted and Outgeneraled in West Virginia."
It will follow a luncheon meeting of the William Morris and Anne Bailey chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The program is free, and the public is invited to attend the talk with lunch on your own before the program.Lesser of Elkins is a consulting archaeologist and historical interpreter who serves on the West Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Humanities Council's Sesquicentennial Speakers Bureau. He is the author of Rebels at the Gate and The First Campaign: A Guide to Civil War in the Mountains of West Virginia, 1861.