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  Acclaimed Author to Speak at Anderson University

One of the nation’s most noted historians will be on the Anderson University campus to discuss Civil War history. Vernon Burton, author of numerous books on religious, social, and political history, will address Anderson University students at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 22.


Burton’s widely popular first book was entitled, In My Father’s House Are Many Mansions and his most recent work, The Age of Lincoln, was a runner up for the Pulitzer Prize in History for the past year.


Burton is the incoming President of the Southern Historical Association, which is one of the largest historical associations in the country.


Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 25) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of “77 Schools to Watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report.  Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.


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