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, 2017 – 8:30am ’til 5pm (lunch included)

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

Tentative Schedule

$40.00 Per Person – Early Bird Registration (available until April 15, 2018)

$50.00 Per Person – Regular Registration (April 15 through May 30, 2018)


Guest Speakers

Daniel T. Davis

Topic: General Custer at Gettysburg

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

Topic: Union General August Willich

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

Topic: Life & Experiences of a Union Cavalryman

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

Topic: 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

Topic: Mary Ann Bickerdyke & Medical Care in the Western Theater

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)

Topic: Richmond’s 1863 Conflicts

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.