Robert E. Lee Symposium on Civil War History

ghost_leeStratford Hall will be hosting what promises to be an exciting and educational weekend seminar on Robert E. Lee as military commander on January 22-24, 2010.  The program will be led by historians, Gary Gallagher and Peter Carmichael.  The weekend includes a trip to Gettysburg for a tour of the battlefield.  Not only are Gallagher and Carmichael two of the most respected historians in the field, but they are also extremely knowledgeable battlefield guides.  I’ve had the opportunity to spend time with both so do not miss this opportunity.   Gallagher will present a talk on Friday evening, titled “The Most Important Confederate: General Lee’s Impact on the Battlefield and the Home Front” and both Gallagher and Carmichael will lead a discussion on Sunday morning about primary sources related to Lee and the campaign.  Civil War enthusiasts and teachers alike should consider attending this program.

I graciously accepted a very kind offer to take part in the conference as the “official” blogger.  Can’t wait!

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6 thoughts on “Robert E. Lee Symposium on Civil War History

    1. Kevin Levin

      I know what you mean. These events are indeed expensive. Blogging has definitely had its benefits. Just this week I received three university press books, which probably total in value somewhere around $70.

      On a different note, you need to claim your comments. I know you expressed some reservations, but you've already sold your soul to Facebook so the cat is out of the bag.

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  1. acwresearcher

    I look forward to your blog postings from this symposium since I'm nost sure I can justify the expense of attending with the history department and the administration of the district. :(

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  2. acwresearcher

    I look forward to your blog postings from this symposium since I'm nost sure I can justify the expense of attending with the history department and the administration of the district. :(

    Reply

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