The Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

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 for details.

The Riddick House

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 GreenwaltFrom ‘Old Bald Head’ to ‘Lee’s Bad Old Man’: A Study of the Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia in 1864

Chris Kolakowski1864:  The Last Stand of the Confederate Navy

Meg ThompsonA 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 WittenbergThe 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 for details.