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?
Colonel Charles Marshall, Lee's aide-de-camp, was the great-nephew of Chief Justice John Marshall. Charles Marshall chose the site of the surrender meeting and was the only Confederate present in the McLean House besides General Lee.