3 Days Left To Register For CA Civil War Conference!

1861 Marching To War Civil War ConferenceNow is the hour to send in your registration for The American Civil War Conference – 1861: Marching To War. Don’t miss this all-day event on Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Temecula, California, bringing historians, researchers, and history enthusiasts together for discussions, presentations, and camaraderie.

Registration closes on May 30th!

Here’s a list of the scheduled speakers and topics:

Forming The Confederacy: Jefferson Davis & States Rights by John Smoley (Researcher on the life and times of Jeff Davis)

Opening Shots on the Water, 1861 by Robert Munson (NPS Historian)

Awakened Hearts: The Power & Patriotism of Civilians by Sarah Kay Bierle (ECW Member)

A Militia Band’s Road to War & The Music of 1861 by Bruce Carver (Director of Academy of Living History Performing Arts)

Colonel Elmer Ellsworth: The First Union Officer Falls by Meg Groeling (ECW Member)

 1861: California’s Civil War by Mark Schoenberger (Researcher on California’s 19th Century history)

Charles Anderson: Southern Union Man by David T. Dixon (Author and Historian)


1861: Marching To War is hosted at the beautiful conference center in Temecula, California. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 5p.m. Lunch is provided from Panera Bread Restaurant and is included in the $40 registration fee. For additional details, please visit the official website.

If you’re in the Southern California region, you don’t want to miss this great opportunity to hear talented speakers, join the discussion about 1861, and restock your book shelves. (Did we mention there are books for sale and the authors would be happy to sign them for you?)

Registration closes on May 30th – hurry! Come join us.

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