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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

14th Annual Civil War Seminar, 1863: A Year of Decisions

Inside Jarman Auditorium as participants return from lunch during the 2012 Seminar
Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University
NPS Staff

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News Release Date: February 16, 2013
Contact: Patrick Schroeder, 434-352-8987 x.232
Contact: Dr. David Coles, 434-395-2220

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.         Frank O'Reilly Chancellorsville
10:15 a.m.       Robert Krick, Sr. Smoothbore Volley that Doomed the Confederacy: The MortalWounding of Stonewall Jackson
11:15 a.m.       Dr. Charles D. Ross Civil War Acoustic Shadows

12:30 p.m.       Lunch

1:45 p.m.        Troy Harman Gettysburg: A Naturally Suitable Place for Battle

2:45 p.m.         John S. Heiser Gettysburg: The Great Reunion of 1913

Brief bios on each of the speakers.

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. 232.

Did You Know?

General Lee leaving the McLean House

As General Lee left the McLean House, according to History of the 198th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, “one of our bands, near by, through the generous impulse of the moment, struck up the appropriate air of Auld Lang Syne.” (Original instrument is exhibited at Appomattox Court House NHP.)