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The Friends of the Beverly Free Library, in association with the Riverfront Historical Society will commemorate Juneteenth 2013 and the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War on Saturday, June 29th at 2PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 158 Warren Street, in Beverly. The event will feature Dr. James M. Paradis, who will discuss The Sesquicentennial Edition of his book, African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the author. Following the discussion, we will present "A Taste of Civil War Beverly", a meal patterned after the buffet served at Lincoln's Second Inaugural Ball on March 6,1865.