Planning continues for the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, August 5-7, 2015. This year’s keynote speaker is legendary National Park Service historian James Ogden from Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Historical Park.
The theme this year is “Great Attacks of the War,” and Jim will be speaking about James Longstreet’s attack at Chickamauga. Longstreet is best-known for his work with Robert E. Lee in the Army of Northern Virginia, but he served in the …
In case you missed this year’s Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, you can catch up on some of the speakers courtesy of C-SPAN. The public-access cable network taped many of the programs and has been airing them during its Saturday evening Civil War time slot.
Stevenson Ridge’s own historian-in-residence, Chris Mackowski, served as the emcee. He appears in each segment to offer introductions of the speakers.
So far, C-SPAN has aired three programs.
Keynote speaker Dana …
It seems like we just wrapped up our successful Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge—but already we’re gearing up for next year. Registration is now open (already!) for our Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge.
The Symposium will run Aug. 5-7, 2016. The theme this year is “Great Attacks of the Civil War.” Keynote speaker will be Jim Ogden, chief historian for Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Our line-up also includes …