NJ Soldiers in the Civil War: A Talk by Joseph Bilby.
On Saturday, September 15, 2012, Joseph Bilby gave a presentation on New Jersey Soldiers in the Civil War.

Joseph G. Bilby was born in Newark, NJ, received his BA and MA degrees in history from Seton Hall University, and served as a lieutenant in the First Infantry Division in Vietnam in 1966-1967 and in the Army Reserve as assistant economics officer in the 303rd Civil Affairs Company from 1968-1970. He has taught military history on the community college level and lectured widely on Civil War and New Jersey history. He is currently part time Assistant Curator of the New Jersey National Guard and Militia Museum in Sea Girt, NJ, and a freelance writer and historical consultant. He is the author, editor or co-author of fifteen books and over 300 articles on New Jersey history and folklore, military history and outdoor subjects in both Internet and print venues and also a columnist for The Civil War News and New Jersey Sportsmen News. Mr. Bilby has appeared on the History Channel's Civil War Journal, the Discovery Channel's Discovery Magazine, and RTE, the Irish National television network, as an expert on the Civil War and 19th century firearms. He is a member of the Society of the First Infantry Division as well as the Company of Military Historians, a Trustee of the NJ Civil War Heritage Association, a member and publications editor of New Jersey's official Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee and content editor of the Committee's website.

This program is presented in conjunction with the "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War" Exhibit, at the library from August 15 until September 28: Please see our Exhibit Page for more details: nbfpl.org/lincolnexhibit.html
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