The Allegany Area Historical Association will meet on Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center, 25 North Second Street, Allegany.
Dr. Darwin King, an Accounting Professor at St. Bonaventure, will speak on how the Civil War was conducted behind the scenes. He will discuss the types of reports created by Union troops in an effort to maintain a complete and accurate accounting system, and will also talk about Confederate bonds.
He will bring multiple authentic examples of both kinds of documents from his personal collection to share with the audience.
The meeting is open to the public.