Scottsdale Civil War Round Table presents Tom Parson on Sept. 16

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tom parsonTom Parson (r) is a native of Sylmar, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. He joined the U.S. Navy right out of high school for a four year hitch which turned into twenty years. He served on four ships and retired in 1998 as a Chief Petty Officer. Not long after retiring he signed on with the National Park Service and has spent the last fifteen years with Shiloh National Military Park.

Ranger Parson is assigned to the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center and is the author of one book and two feature articles in Blue & Gray Magazine. His new book “Work for Giants: The Campaign and Battle of Tupelo/Harrisburg” will be released on October 15, 2014, by the Kent State University Press. He lives in Corinth with Nita, his wife of 33 years.

Scottsdale Civil War Round Table meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Civic Center Library (Auditorium), 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale at 6:40 p.m. Everyone is welcome. No admission charge.

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