Last week, we announced our keynote speaker for the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. Dana Shoaf will be presenting “Give Them the Cold Steel (or not): A Military and Cultural History of the Bayonet.”
Today, we are pleased to announce our speaker series. The Speaker Series will begin on Friday evening and will be followed by a panel discussion on the war in 1865. The series will resume Saturday morning and continue through the day.
The speakers and their topics are:
Emmanuel Dabney: Contracts, Education and Racial Violence: The Freedmen’s Bureau in Virginia
Daniel T. Davis: One of the Longest and Most Important Marches in a Civilized Country: The Memory and Civil War Legacy of William Tecumseh Sherman
Phillip Greenwalt: Winning the War by Writing: The Formation of the Lost Cause
Chris Kolakowski: 1865: An End and a Beginning
Dave Powell: The Legacy of John Bell Hood: The Confederacy’s Most Controversial Commander
Meg Thompson: A Legacy of Caring: Dr. Letterman and Battlefield Medicine
To register for the event, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.