The Civil War on the Water
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or 540-665-4501.