Stevenson Ridge on C-SPAN: “Great Attacks of the Civil War”

from Chris

C-SPAN’s coverage of the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge continues this weekend. This Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m., C-SPAN 3 will air┬áthe symposium’s panel discussion on “Great Attacks of the Civil War.” Here’s a preview:

https://www.c-span.org/video/?413636-4/great-attacks-civil-war

Also, the keynote address by Jim Ogden on James Longstreet at Chickamauga gets a re-air Saturday at 1:45 p.m.:

https://www.c-span.org/video/?413636-3/general-james-longstreets-assault-chickamauga

Tune in to see Stevenson Ridge on C-SPAN!…

 

The Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

Traces Off the PressWe’re gearing up for the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this weekend. We have a capacity crowd coming this year–so many folks we had to move part of the event from the Riddick House to the Lodge.

Things kick off tonight at 5:00 with registration, and a talk at 5:30 by historian Dave Powell, who’ll offer an overview of infantry tactics. That’ll set the table for a full discussion over the weekend of “Great Attacks of …

 

Keynote Speaker Announced for the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

from ChrisOgden

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 …