Annual Appomattox Court House Nat'l Historical Park & Longwood University Civil War Seminar

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Venue
Longwood University
Address
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23901
Region Central Virginia
Locality Prince Edward
Phone: (434) 395-2220
Phone: (434) 352-8987
Email Patrick_Schroeder@nps.gov
Website www.longwood.edu

16th Annual Civil War Seminar, 1864 - Friday, March 13, 2015 through Sunday, March 15, 2015.  The schedule for the day's events:

Friday, March 13

5:30 p.m.         Doors open

5:50 p.m.         Introduction by Dr. David Coles, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and  Philosophy, Longwood University                       

6:00 p.m.         Tracy Chernault - The Fall of Petersburg

7:00 p.m.         Michael Gorman - Photo Forensics:  Richmond, 1865

8:00 p.m.         Chris Calkins - The Appomattox Campaign:  Nine April Days

Saturday, March 14

8:30 a.m.          Doors open

9:00 a.m.          Introduction by Dr. David Coles

9:10 a.m.          Chris Calkins - Black Thursday:  The Battles of Sailor’s Creek, April 6, 186                         

10:15 a.m.        Patrick Schroeder - The Battles of Appomattox:  Final Fury and the Last to Die

11:15 a.m.        Ron Wilson - Surrender at Appomattox

12:30                 Lunch

1:45 p.m.          Elizabeth Varon - Legacies of Appomattox:  Lee’s Surrender in History and Memory

2:45 p.m.         Mark Bradley - Fort Fisher to the Bennett Place:  Closing Operations in North Carolina

4:30-6:00         Sailor’s Creek State Historical Park Special on Site Visit with Chris Calkins and Park Staff

Sunday, March 15

8:30 a.m.         Doors open

9:00 a.m.         Introduction by Dr. David Coles                       

9:10 a.m.         Bert Dunkerly - The Forgotten Surrenders: Alabama, the Trans-Mississippi, and Indian Territory   

10:15 a.m.        Casey Clabough - Confederados

11:15 a.m.        John Hennessy - Freedom, the Civil War and its Legacies



Admission Fee: $0.00

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