APRIL 13, 2011 

The Forsyth County, NC Genealogical Society will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 6:30 PM in the Main Library Auditorium at 660 West 5th Street in Winston-Salem.

Mr. Tom Perry will speak on “Civil War Genealogy”

Historian Thomas D. “Tom” Perry was born in Mount Airy, NC, grew up in Ararat, VA, just up the road from where Civil War General J. E. B. Stuart lived.  Perry writes on Patrick, Henry and Surry Counties in VA and NC. He is the author of a dozen books on Patrick, Henry Counties in Virginia and on Mount Airy, North Carolina, along with several about the J. E. B. Stuart and the Civil War in his native Patrick County. His website is

Perry’s publications include (among others):  God’s Will Be Done: The Christian Life of J. E. B. Stuart, J. E. B. Stuart’s Birthplace: The History of the Laurel Hill Farm, Ascent to Glory: The Genealogy of J. E. B. Stuart and The Free State of Patrick: Patrick County Virginia in the Civil War.

Join us at 6:30 PM for refreshments.  The program starts at 7:00 PM – business meeting to follow.  The meeting is free and open to the public.