• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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.

Schedule

9:00 a.m. Doors Open
9:25 a.m. Introduction by Dr. David Coles, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy, Longwood University
9:30 a.m. David Ruth, The Nation Crosses the Rubicon: Fort Sumter 1861.
10:30 a.m. John Hennessy, First Manassas: Legends, Lies, and Misunderstandings.
11:30 a.m. Patrick Schroeder, The Fire Zouaves at Bull Run: Heroes or Humbugs?
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. Jeffery Wert, "'He Stood out from the Great War Canvas': Jeb Stuart."
2:45 p.m. Mike Gorman, Richmond Again Taken: Images of the Confederate Capital.

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?

Clover Hill Tavern

The oldest building in the village of Appomattox Court House, the Clover Hill Tavern, dates to 1819.