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Friday, April 25, 2014

Emerging Civil War Authors To Host Weekend Symposium In Spotsylvania, August 15-17, 2014

     With Friends of the Fredericksburg Area Battlefield's change of venue for this years upcoming symposium, the talented stable of authors from Emerging Civil War have partnered with Stevenson Ridge to present the First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium.

Featured Lecturers and Tour Guides:
  • 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
  • Chris Mackowski—An in-depth tour of the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield
  • Meg Thompson—A Bad Month for the President: Campaigning the Election of ’64
  • Kristopher White—A tour of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House Battlefields
  • Lee White—”To die like men”: Patrick Cleburne and the Tennessee Campaign of 1864
  • Eric Wittenberg—The Trevilian Station Raid
  • (Also joining us for the Friday roundtable discussion is author David A. Powell and publisher/author Theodore P. Savas.)

  • Stevenson Ridge has a number of packages for symposium participants: a two-night stay for two AND conference registration ($425); a two-night stay for four AND conference registration ($670). Please call Stevenson Ridge at (540) 582-6263 or email

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