Schedule

This is a TENTATIVE SCHEDULE for the 2018 Conference. Subject to change at the discretion of the event organizers.

The American Civil War – 1863: Battling For Freedom

Morning Session

8:30: Registered Guests Check-In / Coffee

9:00: Opening Remarks

9:15: David T. Dixon – Union General August Willich and the Struggle for a Social Republic

10:05: Break / “Book Shop” Opens

10:20: Bruce Smith – Romance to Reality: Life in the Union Cavalry

11:10: Break

11:25: Daniel T. Davis – First Command: George A. Custer in the Gettysburg Campaign

12:20: Lunch / Historical Displays Open/ Door Prize Raffles

Afternoon Session

1:30: Heather St. Clair – Mother Bickerdyke: Outranking General Sherman

2:20: Break / Historical Displays

2:40: Nick Smith – Freedom’s Soldiers: 55th Massachusetts Infantry

3:30: Break / Historical Displays

3:50: Sarah Kay Bierle – A City at War: Richmond, Virginia, in 1863

4:40: Closing Remarks

5:00: Conference Conclusion