Book Tour

Dr. Towns will be giving presentations on his latest books at the following upcoming events. Please contact Dr. Towns by email if you are interested in having him speak at your event.


Tuesday, September 2  Noon. Book Talk and signing on Arkansas Civil War Heritage at Clark County Historical Society, Western Sizzlin’, Arkadelphia, AR

Thursday, October 2 7 PM Book Talk and signing on Arkansas Civil War Heritage at St. Francis County Historical Society, County Museum, Forrest City, AR

Sunday, November 2 2:00 PM Book Talk and signing on Arkansas Civil War Heritage at United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter,  Jonesboro, AR

Monday, November 10 6:30 PM Book Talk and signing on Arkansas Civil War Heritage at Civil War Round Table, Jewish Temple, Helena, AR

Previous Events

April 10, 2012  7 PM Civil War Round Table, St. Luke’s Church, 4108 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock, AR

April 13, 2012  Cover to Cover Books, Carriage House Restaurant, 12:00 noon, Natchez, MS (More info)

April 16, 2012  The University Center at Southeast Missouri State University, 12:00 noon. (More info)

April 17, 2012  Forrest City Public Library, 5:00 pm, 421 South Washington, Forrest City, AR

April 18, 2012  Fort Smith Public Library. Fort Smith, AR, Civil War Round Table.  6:30 pm

May 3, 2012  6:00 pm, Civil War Round Table,  First Community Bank, Batesville, AR

May 17, 2012  10:45 AM “Speak Your Piece”  Program, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR,  501-227-0000

June 12, 2012 7:00 pm Civil War Round Table,  Lonoke Museum, Lonoke, AR

July 17, 2012  4:00 PM  Fort Smith Museum of History, 320 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith, AR, 479-783-7841 (More Info)

July 18, 2012 Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove, AR

September 1, 2012  10:00 am at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park

September 2, 2012 10:00 am and 2:30 pm–Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove, AR

September 18, 2012  6:00 PM  Southern Cultural Heritage Center, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS, 601-631-2997

October 12th, 2012  5:00 PM    Forrest City High School Class Reunion, Forrest City Country Club, Forrest City, Arkansas    Contact: 573-803-7571

October 17th, 2012  6:00 PM    Family Night Dinner, First United Methodist Church, Forrest City, AR    Contact: 573-803-7571

November 15, 2012  5:00 PM Sons of Confederate Veterans, Franco’s Italian Restaurant, Pensacola, FL

November 26, 2012  7:00 PM  White County Historical Society, Harding Place, Searcy, AR

December 1, 2012  All-day  Reenactment of Battle of Prairie Grove, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Historical Park, Prairie Grove, AR

February 7, 2013  7:00 PM White Country Civil War Round Table, Harding Place, Searcy, AR

Tuesday, February 12, 2013  7:00 P.M.  Sons of Confederate Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, Collierville, TN

February 26, 2013  7:00 PM Little Rock Civil War Round Table, Second Presbyterian Church, Little Rock, AR

Friday, March 1, 2013  12:00 noon, University of Memphis Department of Communication Colloquim on Southern Identity

Tuesday, March 5, 2013  7:00 p.m.,  Sons of Confederate Veterans camp, Southern Cultural Heritage Center, Vicksburg, MS

Thursday, March 7, 2013  3:00 P.M. Arkansas State University Library, 3rd Floor, Jonesboro, AR

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 6:30 pm Civil War Round Table, Helena-West Helena, AR, Delta Cultural Center.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 12:00 noon, Rotary Club, Forrest City Country Club, Forrest City, AR

Tuesday, April 16 7:00 p.m.,  Cross County Historical Society, Cross County Museum, Wynne, AR

Thursday, April 18, 2013 12:30 P.M. Delta Studies Symposium, Mockingbird Room, Arkansas State University Student Union

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 6:30 pm, Carroll County Historical Society, Berryville, AR

April 28, 2013   2:00 PM,  Jackson County Historical Society, Parish House, Episcopal Church, Newport, AR

Monday, April 29th, 2013 6:30 pm, Boone County Heritage Museum, Harrison, AR.

Friday, May 3, 2013  12:00 P.M.  Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA

Saturday, May 18, 2013  2:00 P.M.  MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E. 9th St., Little Rock, AR

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 5:30 pm, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Fish Boat Restaurant, Jonesboro, AR

Saturday, May 25th, 2013 12:00 noon, Battle of Helena Re-enactment Symposium, Temple Beth El, Helena, AR

Saturday, June 29, 2013 3:00 P.M. Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson, Springdale, AR

July 18-20, 2013 National Reunion Sons of Confederate Veterans,  Vicksburg, MS

Friday, September 13th, 2013 All day, Book Fair, Museum of the Confederacy, Appomattox, VA

January 11, 2014  1:00-3:00 pm, Books A Million, North Little Rock, AR

January 27, 2014  Time TBA, Public Library, Forrest City, AR

March 11, 2014  6:00 PM    Civil War Round Table of District of Columbia,  Fort McNair, Washington, DC. Audio of this talk is available to listen to on Soundcloud.

April 8, 2014  7:00 pm  Civil War Round Table, First Christian Church, Pensacola, FL

May 1, 2014   Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp, Andalusia, AL.

Saturday, May 10 9 AM to 4 PM. Fort Lincoln Freedom Festival, DeValls Bluff, AR, Book Talk and signing on Arkansas Civil War Heritage: A Legacy of Honor

Saturday, May 17 11 AM. Book Talk and signing on Arkansas Civil War Heritage at United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter, First Electric Cooperative, 150 Industrial Parkway, Heber Springs, AR

Saturday, May 31 11 AM. Book Talk and signing on Arkansas Civil War Heritage at United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale, AR

Saturday, June 7  10 AM. Featured Speaker, Southern Memorial Association Annual Confederate Memorial Day, Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery, Fayetteville, AR  (More information)