Symposium Spotlight: Tim Talbott

Welcome back to a new installment of our 2024 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight as we continue announcing the speaker list! This week we feature Tim Talbott.

Tim Talbott is presently the Chief Administrative Officer for the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was formerly the Director of Education, Interpretation, Visitor Services, and Collections, at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Virginia. Before returning to Pamplin Park, Tim also worked with student and educator audiences while with the Kentucky Historical Society for six years. Talbott is the founding member and President of the Battle of New Market Heights Memorial and Education Association. He earned bachelor’s degrees from Milligan College (Communications) and East Tennessee State University (History), and an M.A. in Public History from Appalachian State University. Tim is a contributor and the book review editor for the Emerging Civil War blog, and has published articles in both book and scholarly journal formats. His current projects include researching soldiers captured during the Petersburg Campaign and the significance of condolence letters to soldiers’ families.

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