Symposium Spotlight: Timothy B. Smith, Keynote

Timothy B. Smith

Emerging Civil War is thrilled to announce the Keynote Speaker for the 2023 Symposium!

Timothy B. Smith

Timothy B. Smith (Ph.D. Mississippi State University, 2001) is a veteran of the National Park Service and currently teaches history at the University of Tennessee at Martin. In addition to numerous articles and essays, he is the author, editor, or co-editor of more than twenty books with several university and commercial presses. His books have won numerous book awards, his trilogy on the American Civil War’s Tennessee River campaign (Forts Henry and Donelson, Shiloh, and Corinth) winning a total of nine book awards. He is currently finishing a five-volume study of the Vicksburg Campaign for the University Press of Kansas and a new study of Albert Sidney Johnston for LSU Press. He lives with his wife Kelly and daughters Mary Kate and Leah Grace in Adamsville, Tennessee.

Tim will be presenting about the Siege of Vicksburg and you won’t want to miss this informative discussion!Early Bird Symposium Tickets are on sale today.

For more information on the 2023 Emerging Civil War Symposium, August 4-6, please visit our Symposium page. Look for additional symposium lineup announcements in the coming weeks. We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to the Ridge!

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