21 March 2011

The 15th Annual Liberty University Civil War Seminar


1861 First Blood

Times:     March 25 @6:30 PM–9:30 PM
March 26 @8:30 AM–4:30 PM
March 27 @9:00 AM–10:00 M
Location:     March 25–Kickoff Banquet at Pate Chapel at the Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA
 
Includes Period Music and Entertainment by Col. and Mrs. Keith Gibson of VMI

March 26–Speaker Presentations and Artifact Displays at The Arthur S. DeMoss Learning Center on the Campus of Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

March 27–Period Worship Service at The R.C. Whorley Prayer Chapel on the Campus of
Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

Contact Info: 434-592-4366 or klburdeaux@liberty.edu
 
Speakers:    

Dr. Clifton Potter: Lynchburg-1861
Calvin Ashwell: The Rise of the Confederate Navy and Naval Actions in 1861
Douglas Bostick: Antebellum Charleston and the Firing on Fort Sumter
Prof. Ed Edman: Images of the Civil War-1861
Rev. Alan Farley: Neutrality is Broken – The Battle of Belmont 1861
(Also Period Church Service)
Colleen Formby: Comforts from Home: the Contributions of the Soldiers’ Aid Societies
Donald Gilmore: The Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865
Hunter Lesser: Rebels at the Gates: (Lee’s West Virginia Campaign)
James Morgan: A Little Short on Boats ~ The Battle of Ball’s Bluff and Edwards Ferry,October 2 1-22, 1861
Ethan S. Rafuse: A Single Grand Victory: The First Campaign and the Battle of Manassas
Doug Wicklund: The Guns of 1861

Admission:  Everyone is encouraged to secure reservations for this seminar by Tuesday, March 1. Admission to the seminar prior to March 1 is $60 (which includes all of the seminar sessions, the Friday night banquet, and Saturday’s luncheon). After March 1 the admission price is $65. After March 23 the admission price is $75. Admission for Friday only is $35 which includes the kick-off banquet. Admission for Saturday only is $40 which includes breakfast and lunch.


On Friday, March 25 at the seminar there will be a silent auction of Civil War items to benefit the National Civil War Chaplains Museum.  During the seminar, there will also be Civil War vendors and displays for the public.

Lodging: There will also be vendors and displays for the public.  Seminar attendees can choose to stay at either the Wingate Hotel or Days Inn at River Ridge Hall and receive special LU Civil War Seminar rates.

WINGATE BY WYNDHAM: www.wingate-lynchburg.com

Phone: (434) 845-1700 or 1-888-494-6428

DAYS INN at River Ridge Mall: www.daysinn-lynchburg.com

Phone: (434) 847-8655 or 1-800-787-3297

2 comments:

Chaps said...

Envious.

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Wish you could join us Chaps.