Symposium Spotlight: 2022 Symposium Schedule Release!

We are thrilled to announce the schedule for our upcoming Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge! We have put together a slate of outstanding historians, panel discussions, and a battlefield tour. We will have a dozen historians on-hand signing books, raffles, and the networking and camaraderie like only Emerging Civil War can offer.

If you haven’t already purchased a ticket, there are only a handful remaining! This event typically sells out in the days and weeks leading up to it and this year looks to be no different. Visit our Symposium Page for more information and a link to purchase your ticket.

We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to Stevenson Ridge!

Friday, August 5: 

03:00pm – 03:45pm – Doors Open, Registration, Happy Hour
03:45pm – 04:00pm – Introductions – Chris Mackowski
04:00pm – 04:50pm – The Concept of “What If” – Brian Matthew Jordan
04:50pm – 05:25pm – Break, Hors devours  
05:25pm – 06:15pm – “Ambitions & Challenges of a Confederate Navy European Ironclad Squadron” – Neil Chatelain
06:15pm – 06:30pm – Break
06:30pm – 06:45pm – Awards – Chris Mackowski
06:45pm – 07:45pm – Keynote: “Speculation Run Amok: Fun with Gettysburg’s ‘What Ifs” – Garry Adelman
07:45pm – 08:00pm – Break
08:00pm – 08:50pm – Maryland Campaign “What If” Panel Discussion 
08:50pm – 09:00pm – Closing Remarks 

Saturday, August 6:

08:00am – 08:45am – Doors Open, Continental Breakfast, Opening Remarks
08:45am – 09:35am – “What If: A Confederate Western Empire” – Phill Greenwalt
09:35am – 09:45am – Break
09:45am – 10:35am – “What if Rienzi Stumbled at Cedar Creek?” – Sarah Bierle 
10:35am – 10:55am – Break
10:55am – 11:45am – The Realities of Civil War Medicine” (What if it wasn’t as bad as we think it is?) – Jon Tracey
11:45am – 01:00pm – Lunch
01:00pm – 01:50pm – “Six Great What If’s of the Overland Campaign” – Gordon Rhea
01:50pm – 02:00pm – Break
02:00pm – 02:50pm – “What if Stonewall Jackson Had Not Been Shot?” – Kris White
02:50pm – 03:00pm – Break
03:00pm – 03:50pm – “Braxton Bragg and Command of the Army of Tennessee” – Sean Chick
03:50pm – 04:10pm – Break
04:10pm – 05:00pm – “What If” Panel Discussion
06:00pm – 09:00pm – Strangeways Brewing 

 Sunday, August 7:

09:00am – 12:00pm – Slaughter Pen Tour – Kris White, Chris Mackowski

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6 Responses to Symposium Spotlight: 2022 Symposium Schedule Release!

  1. Glen Robertson says:

    Looks fantastic!

  2. Daz says:

    So excited about this I’ve waited a long time to be able to attend

  3. Raymond 'Mike' Burns says:

    Looking forward to another great year On The Ridge with ECW. You all have a great event every year. Of course it helps to only live 5-miles away from the venue. A great calendar of events.

  4. John Pryor says:

    What If they gave a Symposium, and I can by God make it this year!!!???????????????

  5. Dale L Robertson says:

    counting the days Chris

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