State library hosts War of 1812 workshop [CORRECTION]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Library and Archives is hosting a workshop on the War of 1812.

The free event on June 16 lasts an hour and begins at 11 a.m. CDT. It will be in the library auditorium, just west of the state Capitol in Nashville.

Archivist Tom Kanon, who has written extensively on the War of 1812, is the speaker.

The political and military issued will be examined.

The event will explore the cause of the war and why Tennesseans wanted to fight in it. The session will also point out what resources about the war are available at the state museum and archive.

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