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23rd Annual Civil War Symposium


  • October 18, 2019 | 9:00 am
  • October 19, 2019 | 9:00 am
  • October 20, 2019 | 9:00 am

Join us for the 23rd Annual Civil War Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park in 2019 and hear from some of the nation’s greatest Civil War scholars as they talk about “Small Battles, Big Results”.

The authors and topics are as follows:

Mr. Peter Cozzens – Battle of Iuka

Mr. Jerry Desmond – Battle of Ringgold

Mr. Rod Gragg – Battle of Fort Fisher

Mr. Jeff Hunt – Battle of Mine Run

Mr. James Morgan – Battle of Ball’s Bluff

Dr. Timothy Smith – Champion Hill

Dr. Brian Steel Wills – Battle of Fort Pillow

The Symposium begins on Friday night with a reception at the Park where attendees and speakers can meet and enjoy refreshments. Saturday is filled with lectures and opportunities to purchase published works by the speakers for autographs and participation in a silent auction. Sunday will feature additional speakers and a panel discussion.

Symposium pricing is $339.00 per attendee, which includes all lectures, the Friday night reception, two mid-morning coffee breaks, two lunches, and a Saturday night banquet. Space is limited and pre-registration and payment is required for the Symposium. A letter of confirmation will be sent to all registrants.