12th Annual Civil War Seminar at Longwood University
The War Begins: 1861
This year's seminar will be held on February 26th at Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. The seminar is FREE. Click here for a complete and printable schedule including backgrounds for each speaker.
9:00 a.m. Doors Open
No reservations necessary. Signs will be posted on the Longwood University campus. For directions to the campus go to www.Longwood.edu. For more information contact Dr. David Coles at 434-395-2220 or Patrick Schroeder at 434-352-8987 ext. 32.
Did You Know?
Two battles were fought here before the surrender. On April 8th, Union cavalry attacked Confederate artillery at Appomattox Station. The next morning, Confederate troops attempted to break out, but were halted by Union infantry and cavalry in the battle of Appomattox Court House.