Michael Birdwell, professor of history at Tennessee Tech University, will be the featured speaker at the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association's fourth annual Medal of Honor Evening.
The event is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, at the historic Foundry Building in Knoxville.
The East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association will recognize Medal of Honor recipient Private Calvin J. Ward, a Green County resident who fought in World War I.
Birdwell is a world-renowned expert on the Argonne Forest military campaign.