August 15 – 17, 2014
Join The Southern Maryland Civil War Round Table’s Spring Field trip speaker and guide Phillip Greenwalt and other notable authors as they discuss the Civil War in 1864 at Stevenson Ridge. Stevenson Ridge, one of the m,ost historic properties in Spotsylvania County, is located on the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield, 12 miles south of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The property includes nine restored historic cottages and unique Civil War earthworks. Lodging packages for the symposium are available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Friday, August 15, 2014:
Reception and Panel Discussion
Saturday, August 16, 2014:
Speakers Series featuring
Daniel T. Davis – “More Desperate Fighting Has Not Been Witness on this Continent“: Ulysses S. Grant and the Overland Campaign
Phillip Greenwalt – From ‘Old Bald Head’ to ‘Lee’s Bad Old Man’: A Study of the Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia in 1864
Chris Kolakowski – 1864: The Last Stand of the Confederate Navy
Meg Thompson – A Bad Month for the President: Campaigning the Election of ’64
Lee White – “To die like men”: Patrick Cleburne and the Tennessee Campaign of 1864
Eric Wittenberg – The Trevilian Station Raid
Plus: Savas Beatie publisher Theodore Savas and historian David Powell
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Battlefield tours of Wilderness and Spotsylvania, led by ECW co-founders Kristopher D. White and Chris Mackowski
Registration: $55 for all three days, which includes Friday evening reception, Saturday morning coffee service, and Saturday lunch. For more information or to register, go to www.emergingcivilwar.com for details.