University of Kentucky throws surprise party for 100-year-old historian

The University of Kentucky had a surprise birthday party Sunday for Charles P. Roland, a noted historian of the Civil War and the American military.
The University of Kentucky had a surprise birthday party Sunday for Charles P. Roland, a noted historian of the Civil War and the American military.

Civil War historian turns 100. His first lessons were from battlefield veterans.

April 08, 2018 06:53 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.