2020 Symposium

The Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge will be held
August 7 – 9, 2020

Our theme this year is “Fallen Leaders of the Civil War.” We are excited to host this year’s keynote speaker, Gordon Rhea, who will speak about J.E.B. Stuart’s mortal wounding at Yellow Tavern and the impact on the Army of Northern Virginia.

Stevenson Ridge will again host this year’s symposium in Spotsylvania County. Stevenson Ridge offers elegant and historic lodging at one of their several historic cottages. For more information contact Stevenson Ridge at 540-582-6263 or visit their website at: www.stevensonridge.com or our new Venue Information page.

Theme:

This year’s theme is “Fallen Leaders of the Civil War

Keynote Speaker:

The keynote speaker will be Gordon Rhea – J.E.B. Stuart’s Mortal Wounding at Yellow Tavern and the Impact on the Army of Northern Virginia

Speakers:

A complete speaker list will be released in Autumn 2019.

Battlefield Tour:

As always, ECW will host a battlefield tour on Sunday morning. Details for the 2020 Tour will be released soon!

Event Details:

Join us at Stevenson Ridge on Friday evening and Saturday for presentations and discussions, then venture onto a battlefield for a special tour on Sunday morning. Tour details and full scheduled to be released.

Registration and Ticket Info:

$155 – Early Bird Registration (available now through December 31, 2019)

$175 – Regular Registration (begins January 1, 2020; available until sold out)

Registration may be purchased through PayPal (accepts all major credit cards) or by mailing a check to the address below.

We do NOT send printed tickets. Your registration and name will be on our lists for check-in and we are happy to confirm a received payment prior to the event.

Early Bird Registration via PayPal – $155

To Pay by Check:
Please make checks payable to Emerging Civil War

Mail checks to:
Emerging Civil War
c/o Stevenson Ridge
6901 Meeting Street
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Refund Policy:

  • Full refunds are available through June 1, 2020, minus a $20 service charge
  • June 1-June 30: 50% refund
  • After July 1: No refunds

Lodging Information:

Stevenson Ridge: Home of this year’s Symposium, Stevenson Ridge offers elegant and historic lodging at one of their several historic cottages. Attendees to the Symposium will receive 10% off the lodging rate. For more information contact Stevenson Ridge at 540-582-6263 or visit their website at: www.stevensonridge.com.

Off-Site Hotels: There are many hotels in Fredericksburg, but reservations at a location in South Fredericksburg is recommended for easier travel to Stevenson Ridge. ECW typically makes arrangements for a block of rooms at a hotel in South Fredericksburg. More details forthcoming…

The Lodge at Stevenson Ridge

Important Reminder:

The Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium is being held in Northern Virginia. Traffic in this area of the I-95 corridor can be EXTREMELY heavy on Friday afternoons/evenings, especially if you are traveling in from the north. Please note this as you plan your trip.

Contact Us:

Please contact us at emergingcivilwar@gmail.com, or 540-582-6263 with any questions that you may have.