Annual Civil War Seminar
TENTH ANNUAL CIVIL WAR SEMINAR
“SECRET MISSIONS and the UNCIVIL WAR”
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2009
9:15 a.m. Doors open
9:35 a.m. Introduction by Dr. David Coles, History Professor,
9:45 a.m. Tonia “Teej” Smith—“‘Gentlemen, You Have Played This Damned Well’: The Execution of Confederate Spies Colonel William Orton Williams and Lieutenant Walter Gibson Peter.”
10:30 a.m. James Blankenship—“Like the Crater of a Volcano: The
11:15 a.m. Tracy Chernault—“
12:00 to 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. David Long—“Black Flag Warfare: When
2:30 p.m. Robert Mackey—“
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?
Sam Sweeney of Appomattox County, Virginia was the "Minstrel Man" for General J.E.B Stuart, and grew up on the grounds of what is now, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.