Special Presentation: Hawaiʻi Sons of the Civil War

Hawaiʻi comes to Memphis!

Nanette Naioma Napoleon is a freelance researcher, writer and lecturer who focuses on the history and cultures of Hawaiʻi. She is best known as being the state’s leading expert on historic cemeteries, and is the author of the book Oahu Cemetery Burial Ground & Historic Site. She also on the board of directors of Oʻahu Cemetery and serves as the siteʻs historian.

Nanette is currently writing a book titled Hawaiʻi Sons of the Civil War, which focuses on Hawaiʻiʻs connections to that war, and the men from the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi who participated in the brutal four year conflict, including Brig. General Samuel Chapman Armstrong, a missionary son, and Henry Hoʻolulu Pitman, the son of a Hawaiian chiefess (pictured here).

This 45 minute presentation being given by Napoleon explores the subject and is being hosted by Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis, TN. The cost is $12. Register soon for this fascinating perspective on the US Civil War! You'll receive a link to a Zoom meeting upon registration, and the day of the event.

 

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Date & Time

March 4, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM