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
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.