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Wade Sokolosky: Book Signing and Presentation


Civil War author, Colonel Wade Sokolosky (Ret.), will be presenting on his most recent book, "North Carolina’s Confederate Hospitals, Vol. I, 1861-1863."

Sokolosky offers the first definitive study of this forgotten history, revealing the key players and how losses from disease, sickness, and the early military operations in both North Carolina and Virginia generated the requirement for military hospitals.

Colonel Wade Sokolosky (Ret.), a native of Beaufort, North Carolina, is a graduate of East Carolina University and a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Army. He is one of North Carolina's leading experts on the 1865 Carolinas Campaign. Wade has lectured throughout the country speaking to roundtables, various societies and organizations, and at historical sites. He is the author of North Carolina’s Confederate Hospitals, 1861-1863, Volume I. Wade is also co-author (with Mark A. Smith) of "To Prepare for Sherman's Coming": The Battle of Wise's Forks, March 1865, and "No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar": Sherman's Carolinas Campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro, and the compiler of “Final Roll Call” Confederate Losses during the Carolinas Campaign.
He is the recipient of the Raleigh Civil War Round Table’s 2017 T. Harry Gatton Award for his important efforts to study, preserve, and share the Civil War heritage of his native North Carolina. Additionally, Wade is a tour guide with the Friends of Bentonville Battlefield and is a member of the Brunswick County Civil War Round Table Advisory Council.
Wade lives in Beaufort, North Carolina, and works for the N.C. Department of Transportation Ferry System.

Books are available for purchase in the museum gift shop.

This event is FREE to the public thanks to the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex Foundation Inc.