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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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  • The McLean House front porch is closed, but the house remains open.

    The front porch of the McLean House is being renovated requiring entry into the house through the back door.

13th Annual Civil War Seminar

Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University

Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University proved to be an excellent location for last year's seminar and will be this year.

Longwood University


Jarman Auditorium

Longwood University

Farmville, Virginia

March 3, 2012

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8:45 a.m. Doors open 9:10 a.m. Introduction by Dr. David Coles, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy, Longwood University

9:15 a.m. John QuarsteinRichmond Saved: The1862Peninsula Campaign

10:15 a.m. John HennessySecond Manassas: Revisiting Return to Bull Run

11:15 a.m. Thomas ClemensGeneral EzraCarman and the Maryland Campaign of 1862

12:30 Lunch

1:45 p.m.Thomas McGrath Shepherdstown: Last Clash of the Maryland Campaign, September 19-20, 1862

2:45 p.m.Frank O'Rielly Fredericksburg: Winter War on the Rappahannock

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.

For a more information about the speakers, or to print the schedule: click here

Did You Know?

Colored Troops

Several regiments of United States Colored Troops fought on the front line in the Battle of Appomattox Court House on the morning of April 9, 1865. Blacks served in segregated units under white officers. The U.S. Army would not be integrated until the Korean War.