Tuesday, September 22, 2009

2010 Liberty University (Un)civil War Seminar

The 14th Annual Liberty University Civil War Seminar
Theme: “Jine the Cavalry”:  The US and CSA Cavalry in the Civil War


Dates:  March 26-28, 2010
Times:                 
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM March 26
8:30 AM –4:30 PM March 27
9:00 AM—10:00 AM March 28


Location:            
March 26—Kickoff Banquet at Pate Chapel at the Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA
March 26—Speaker Presentations and Artifact Displays at The Arthur S. De Moss Learning Center on the Campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA
March 28—Period Worship Service at The R.C. Whorley Prayer Chapel on the Campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA
Cost:                      (We will send you this info next week.) There will be a special discount for all members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and Sons of Union Veterans.


Contact Info:      434-592-4366 or klburdeaux@liberty.edu ; Kenny Rowlette, 434-582-2087


Speakers:            Dr. James I. Robertson                  (Key Note Address—Topic TBA)
                                Kent Masterson Brown                 (John Hunt Morgan)
Scott Patchan                                    (Phillip Sheridan:  The Man Behind the Myth)
Dr. Brian Wills                                   (Nathan Bedford Forrest)
Eric J. Wittenberg                            (Custer and the Calvary Actions at Gettysburg)
Jeffrey Wert                                      (JEB Stuart)
Horace Mewborn                            (John Mosby)
Clark Hall                                            The Battle of Brandy Station
Dr. Brenda Ayres                              Flora: Mrs. J.E.B. Stuart
Steven Alexander                           George Custer During the Latter Part of the Civil War
Delanie Stephenson                      Libbie Custer:  In the Shadow of Her Husband
                                Rev. Alan Farley                               Period Church Service (Sunday, March 28, 2009)


Other Info:         In addition to the speakers presentations, there will be a silent auction on Friday, March 26, 2009 to benefit the National Civil War  Chaplains Museum.  There will also be displays and vendors on Saturday, March 27, 2009.  Speakers will hold book signings.  Breakfast and lunch on Saturday also provided.


Lodging:             
Seminar attendees can choose to stay at either the Wingate Hotel or Days Inn at River Ridge Hall and receive special LU Civil War Seminar rates. They should mention the special Seminar rate when they register.


Here is contact info for the Wingate Hotel and Days Inn:
WINGATE BY WYNDHAM; www.wingate-lynchburg.com; Phone: (434) 845-1700 or 1-888-494-6428

DAYS INN at River Ridge Mall; www.daysinn-lynchburg.com; Phone: (434) 847-8655 or 1-800-787-3297