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Speakers lining up for Civil War Days event

Friday, April 9, 2010

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Ray Mulesky
Speakers for the Billie Creek Village Civil War Days event are lining up.

According to one of the event coordinators, Don Bryan, author Ray Mulesky has agreed to speak at the event.

While at the event, which will take place Saturday, June 12, in Rockville, he will sign books and offer a speech regarding his novel, "Thunder From A Clear Sky: Stovepipe Johnson's Confederate Raid on Newburgh, Indiana," released in 2006.

Mulesky is scheduled to speak at the Baptist Church in the village at 10 a.m. He will be signing books prior to that and after in the Picnic Shelter.

For more information on the event, log on to http://billiecreekvillage.org/events/civ....

Mulesky was born and raised in Long Island, N.Y., where at an early age, he began studying the legacy of the Civil War on modern America.

He graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and took the opportunity to move to the Midwest in the 1980s. He has studied the Civil War history of Indiana and Kentucky.

Mulesky is a member of the Southwestern Indiana Civil War Round Table and specializes in the roles played by Indiana and Kentucky in the Civil War. He is now known as one of the nation's experts on the 1862 Confederate Raid on Newburgh, Ind.

Ray is also a co-author of the 2008 release "Kentuckians in Gray: Confederate Generals and Field Officers of the Bluegrass State."

He is currently working on this third book, tentatively titled "Your Son 'til Death: The Civil War Letters of a Hoosier Volunteer."

He lives in Evansville with his wife and son.



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