Past Symposia

Below you will find a sampling of themes and talks from our past symposia and, when available, links to the C-SPAN recordings. We hope you will consider joining us for a future ECW Symposium at Stevenson Ridge!

2021 – “Fallen Leaders (August 6 – 8, 2021)

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    • Dan Welch: “The Reluctant Rise and Unavoidable Fall of General John Pope”
    • Doug Crenshaw & Bert Dunkerly: “Not For Rank or Fame: Joseph E. Johnston”
    • Gordon Rhea: “J.E.B. Stuart’s Mortal Wounding at Yellow Tavern” (Keynote)
    • Sean Chick: “Dreams of Victory: P.G.T. Beauregard”
    • Sarah Kay Bierle: “John Pelham at Kelly’s Ford”
    • Chris Mackowski: “Fearless of All Danger: Brig. Gen. Thomas G. Stevenson”
    • Matt Atkinson: “Chasing Glory: The Life and Times of the Gallant Earl Van Dorn”
    • Kevin Pawlak: “A Seared Soul: The Fall of Fitz John Porter”
    • Dave Powell: “Death of a General: Leonidas Polk”
    • Tom McMillan: “Armistead & Hancock at Gettysburg”
    • Battlefield Tour: Payne’s Farm with Theodore P. Savas; Longsteet’s Wounding at the Wilderness with Greg Mertz

2021 – “Virtual Symposium” (March 27, 2021)

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2020 – “The War in the East” (Virtual Symposium)

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2019 – “Forgotten Battles”

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2018 – “Turning Points of the American Civil War”

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2017 – “Great Defenses of the Civil War”

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2016 – “Great Attacks of the Civil War”

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2015 – “Civil War Legacies”

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2014 – “The War in 1864”

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