From the Appomattox Court House National Historic Site web page:
The War Begins: 1861
This year’s seminar will be held on February 26th at Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.
9:00 a.m. Doors Open
9:25 a.m. Introduction by Dr. David Coles, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy, Longwood University
9:30 a.m. David Ruth, The Nation Crosses the Rubicon: Fort Sumter 1861.
10:30 a.m. John Hennessy, First Manassas: Legends, Lies, and Misunderstandings.
11:30 a.m. Patrick Schroeder, The Fire Zouaves at Bull Run: Heroes or Humbugs?
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. Jeffery Wert, “‘He Stood out from the Great War Canvas': Jeb Stuart.”
2:45 p.m. Mike Gorman, Richmond Again Taken: Images of the Confederate Capital.
No reservations necessary. Signs will be posted on the Longwood University campus. For directions to the campus go to www.Longwood.edu. For more information contact Dr. David Coles at 434-395-2220 or Patrick Schroeder at 434-352-8987 ext. 32.
Hard to top last year’s seminar, but the lineup of speakers this year is impressive.
I’m planning to attend. Let me know if you are too. Maybe we can get a “blogger’s table” at the cafeteria to get more acquainted with e-quantances!