Lunch series to feature Civil War expert, author

Pulitzer Prize-winner, journalist and Civil War author Tony Horwitz will give a talk, show a collection of archival photos and answer questions at the University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series at noon Friday at the Hampton Hall clubhouse in Bluffton. Horwitz is on a tour for his new book, "Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War." Cost is $42. Reservations can be made by calling 843-521-4147 or emailing kingsley@uscb.edu.