The Civil War on the Water
DUE to COVID-19 this conference is POSTPONED until Saturday, April 10, 2021. Many thanks to all who registered. Please check our website for other events planned later this year and don’t forget to follow the McCormick Civil War Institute on Facebook and twitter (@McCormickCWI)
Saturday, April 4, 2020
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Registration fee of $50 covers cost of all presentations and lunch.
$25 for students with valid identification (please note students who wish to register must first email email@example.com for a special discount code)
- 8:30-9:15 a.m.: Check-in at Henkel Hall, Hester Auditorium, Shenandoah University
- 9:15-9:40 a.m.: Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Unveiling of “So Much to Say”: The Civil War Letters of Corporal Robert Bradbury, Battery D, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery
- 9:40-10:40 a.m.: Jonathan A. Noyalas (Shenandoah University), “The Eagle Cowering to the Feet of the Lion”: The Trent Affair and the Freedom of the Seas
- 10:40-10:50 a.m.: Break
- 10:50-11:50 a.m.: Jonathan White (Christopher Newport University), Our Little Monitor: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War
- 11:50 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Lunch in Allen Dining Hall
- 1-2 p.m.: Anna Gibson Holloway (SEARCH), Raising the Merrimack: Rescuing the Memory of a Civil War Vessel
- 2-2:10 p.m.: Break
- 2:10-3:10 p.m.: John Coski (American Civil War Museum), Commander Hunter Davidson: The Travels, Travails, Triumphs, and Tribulations of a Naval Life
- 3:10-3:25 p.m.: Break and Book Raffle
- 3:25-4:00 p.m.: Karen Needles (The Lincoln Archives Digital Project), Bringing Federal Records Online: Prize Cases During the Civil War
- 4-4:15 p.m.: Concluding Remarks
For questions about the conference, contact Jonathan Noyalas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-665-4501.