9th: Kristopher D. White, “Lee’s Greatest Victory, Lee’s Greatest Defeat-The Battle of Chancellorsville,” at the Carnegie Library, Carnegie, PA, 1:00 p.m.
12th: Rob Orrison, Matt Atkinson, Chris Mackowski, McKean County (PA) Historical Society bus trip to Richmond/Petersburg, 6:00 p.m.
15th: Dan Welch, “Beyond the Sobriquet: The Men of the Iron Brigade,” Chambersburg Civil War Seminars and Tours
17th: Daniel T. Davis, “Mistakes, Miscarriages and Hard Fighting: The Battle of Bentonville,” Manassas Museum, Manassas, VA; 2:00 p.m.
21st: Chris Kolakowski, “Rapidan to Richmond: Reflections on the 1864 Overland Campaign,” Rufus Barringer Civil War Roundtable, Pinehurst, North Carolina
23rd: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Friends of Wilderness Battlefield, Ellwood Manor on the Wilderness Battlefield (VA), 3:00 p.m.
5th: Chris Kolakowski, “1864: The Last Stand of the Confederate Navy” Chicago Civil War Roundtable
7th: Chris Mackowski, “That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy,” Manassas Museum, Manassas, VA; 2:00 p.m.
13th: Emerging Civil War Panel Event, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Winchester Book Gallery, Winchester, VA—featuring Edward Alexander, Daniel Davis, Phillip Greenwalt, and Chris Mackowski
25th: Chris Mackowski, Book Signing (10:00 am – 2:00 pm), Living History Day, Barnes & Noble, Fredericksburg, VA
28th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle: The Story Behind the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant,” Wheeling Library, Wheeling, WV; 7:30 p.m.
7th-9th: The Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, Spotsylvania (VA).Join Emerging Civil War for our annual Symposium. This years theme is “Civil War Legacies”. Topics include Contracts, Education and Racial Violence: The Freedmen’s Bureau in Virginia; One of the Longest and Most Important Marches in a Civilized Country: The Memory and Civil War Legacy of William Tecumseh Sherman; The Legacy of John Bell Hood: The Confederacy’s Most Controversial Commander; as well as a tour of the Chancellorsville Battlefield.
Our Keynote Speaker is Dana Shaof. Dana is the editor of Civil War Times, and will present “Give Them the Cold Steel (or Not): A Military and Cultural History of the Bayonet.”
Tickets for this event are just $95, and include a Friday night round table discussion, including hors d’oeuvres; lectures, lunch, and author book signings on Saturday, with a tour of Chancellorsville Battlefield on Sunday including newly preserved property on Stonewall Jackson’s flank attack. Registrants will also be entered into our grand prize raffle drawing. Click here for more information and a full listing of speaker and topics.
10th: Kristopher D. White “An Opportunity Lost: The Battle of Antietam,” Western North Carolina Civil War Round Table, Sylva, NC
15th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle: The Story Behind the Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant,” Friends of Wilderness Battlefield, Ellwood Manor on the Wilderness Battlefield (VA), 2:00 p.m.
10th: Chris Kolakowski, “The C.S.S. Alabama” Bull Run Civil War Roundtable, Centreville, VA
15th: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Lincoln-Davis Civil War Rountable
11th: Daniel T. Davis “The Battle of Bentonville,” Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable, Columbus, Ohio
12th: Chris Mackowski, “Strike Them a Blow: Battles Along the North Anna,” Bull Run Roundtable, Centreville, VA
18th: Kristopher D. White “You Have Ruined Me: The Mine Run Campaign,” Western Pennsylvania Civil War Round Table, Sewickley, PA
24th: Chris Mackowski, “That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy,” Williamsburg (VA) Civil War Roundtable
15th: Chris Mackowski, “Second-Guessing Dick Ewell at Gettysburg,” Western North Carolina Civil War Roundtable, Sylva, NYC
2nd: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Brunswick Civil War Roundtable (Southport, NC)
6th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle: The Story behind The Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant,” 1st Defenders CWRT, Reading, PA (Berks County)
14th: Daniel Davis, “The Rock Hurler: George Crook, the Army of West Virginia and the Battle of Fisher’s Hill,” at the Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable (Columbus, OH)