Wright’s topic will be the 1864 Red River Campaign: “A Study in Blunders, Politics, Cotton, Texas and France- and Who Gets the Blame?“ The meeting will be Hyatt Place Hotel, John Hawkins Parkway (Alabama 150) in Hoover, a suburb of Birmingham.
He is a Nebraska native, a veteran of the nuclear navy and a graduate of Iowa State University. The meeting will be at 7 p.m.
Dues for 2012 will be collected. Dues are $25 for an individual and $40 for a couple.