Guests can hear a thorough account of the Battle of Lexington from Civil War historian Larry Wood at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the presentation will begin at 2 p.m. in the visitor center at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site.
is the author of Siege of Lexington Missouri, The Battle of the Hemp Bales and will discuss the battle that briefly consolidated Confederate control in the region.
Wood is a retired public school teacher and freelance writer specializing in the history of the Ozarks and surrounding region.
has published two historical novels, ten nonfiction history books, and numerous magazine stories and articles.