15th Annual Civil War Seminar at Longwood University: March 15, 2014

Earlier this week Longwood University posted the schedule for the 15th Annual Civil War Seminar:

  • 8:30 a.m. Jarman Auditorium doors open
  • 9:00 a.m. Introduction by Dr. David Coles, Professor & Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy, Longwood University
  • 9:10 a.m. Eric Wittenberg – Cavalry Operations in the Overland Campaign
  • 10:15 a.m. Gordon Rhea – Grant and Lee in the Overland Campaign
  • 11:15 p.m. Stephen Engel – Revisiting the New Market Campaign
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:45 p.m. Kevin Levin – Confederates Assess the Battle of the Crater
  • 2:45 p.m. Brian Wills – Thomas dashes Hood’s Hopes at Nashville

The university’s page offers biographies of the speakers, in case you are not familiar with the names.

The seminar is sponsored by the Department of History, Political Science, & Philosophy at Longwood University; Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and Eastern National Bookstore.

If you cannot attend, I’ll be micro-blogging (which sounds better than Tweeting, I think) from the event.  But, of course it’s always best to attend in person. Hope to see you there!