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Symposium Recap

I served as emcee for the weekend! (photo by Hal Jespersen)

I served as emcee for the weekend! (photo by Hal Jespersen)

from Chris

We’re still recovering from our weekend of Civil War events: the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge! The theme of the weekend was “Great Defenses of the Civil War.”

C-SPAN taped Friday evening’s programs, and on Saturday, C-SPAN went LIVE all day. If you’d like to see any of the speakers, here’s the run-down:

Ryan Quint on the battle of Monocacy:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?431933-5/union-general-lew-wallaces-monocacy-defense

Dave Powell on the defense of Horseshoe Ridge at the battle of Chickamauga:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?431933-6/battle-chickamauga-horseshoe-ridge-defense

My Emerging Civil War co-founder, Chief Historian Kris White

My Emerging Civil War co-founder, Chief Historian Kris White (photo by Hal Jespersen)

Matt Atkinson on the siege of Vicksburg:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?431933-3/siege-vicksburg-confederate-defense

Chris Kolakowski on the Army of the Cumberland at Stones River:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?431933-2/army-cumberlands-defense-stones-river

Kevin Pawlak on Lee’s defense along Antietam Creek:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?431933-102/general-robert-e-lees-antietam-defense

Dan Welch’s talk on Stonewall Jackson’s defense at Second Manassas:
Eric Wittenberg’s talk, based on his award-winning book, about John Buford’s defense on the first day of the battle of Gettysburg:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?431933-101/union-general-john-bufords-gettysburg-defense

And here was my talk on Robert E. Lee’s defense at the North Anna River:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?431933-4/general-robert-e-lees-north-anna-river-defense

When the other segments appear, we’ll be sure to let you know!