William Trotter, senior writer at Signal Research Corp. in Greensboro and assistant editor of Game Players Magazines, will speak to the Randolph County Historical Society March 14.
Trotter will speak about Randolph County in the Civil War. The 11:30 a.m. lunch meeting will be held at Western Steer, 1505 E. Dixie Drive, Asheboro, and is open to the public.Trotter is author of several books on North Carolina's involvement in the Civil War, including ``Deadly Kin' and ``Silk Flags and Cold Steel.' He has worked as an associate editor for The Greensboro Sun, director of Springfest Arts Festival, and as an associate editor / book editor / music editor for The Northstate Reader, among other positions.
Trotter has also written book reviews and editorials for The Charlotte Observer and the Greensboro News & Record, as well as contributing essays to many magazines. His other books include ``Life Begins at Forte - The Conductor as Musical Hobo,' ``Word Processing' and ``Fire and Ice: The Story of the Russo-Finnish War of 1939-40.'
For more information on the meeting, call Dr. Phillip Shore at 629-7433.