2018 Civil War History Conference

Gazette665 is pleased to present its 3rd Annual Historical Conference in Southern California. Join us for an event commemorating the 155th Anniversary of the Civil War.

The American Civil War – 1863: Battling For Freedom

Saturday, June 2, 2018 – 8:30am ’til 5pm (lunch included)

Temecula Conference Center – 28690 Mercedes St, Temecula, CA 92590

Tentative Schedule

$50.00 Per Person – Regular Registration (through May 30, 2018)


Guest Speakers

Daniel T. Davis

First Command: George A. Custer in the Gettysburg Campaign

Daniel T. Davis has co-authored six books in the Emerging Civil War Series, serves as co-managing editor at Emerging Civil War Blog, and is currently at work on a study of George Custer’s operations in the Gettysburg Campaign. Learn more…


David T. DixonDavid Dixon

Union General August Willich and the Struggle for a Social Republic

Author of The Lost Gettysburg Address, David T. Dixon’s research, writing, and public speaking brings formerly obscure Civil War characters to light and highlights courage of uncommon citizens. Learn more…


Bruce Smith

Romance to Reality: Life in the Union Cavalry

An accomplished horseman, dedicated researcher, and classroom living history teacher, Bruce Smith shares his knowledge of Union cavalry with history enthusiasts of all ages. Learn more…


Nick Smith

Freedom’s Soldiers: 55th Massachusetts Infantry

Nick Smith has served as president of the Pasadena Civil War Round Table, has developed historical exhibits for history museums, and is known for his dedicated research. Learn more…

Heather St. Clair

Mother Bickerdyke: Outranking General Sherman

A member of the Academy of Living History Performing Arts, Heather has spent years researching the life of Mary Ann Bickerdyke and developing educational presentations for schools and historical events. Learn more…

Sarah Kay Bierle (Conference Coordinator)

A City at War: Richmond, Virginia, in 1863

Sarah Kay Bierle – author, blogger, and co-managing editor at Emerging Civil War – enjoys studying many aspects of the Civil War, especially the role of civilians, medical staff, and anything related to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Learn more…


If you have questions, please contact Sarah Kay Bierle for more information.