“A House Divided…”: Dissent, Disagreement & Subversion During the Civil War Era
April 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute will host its annual spring conference–“A House Divided…”: Dissent, Disagreement & Subversion During the Civil War Era. The conference will feature presentations by nationally-recognized historians Dennis Frye (recently retired chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park), Jonathan Noyalas (director of Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute), Paul Quigley (James I. Robertson Jr. Professor of Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech), and Jennifer Weber (associate professor of history at University of Kansas). The presentations will examine how the Civil War era’s events not only divided a nation, but strained relations among officials of the same government, soldiers of the same army, communities, and friends. Registration fee of $50 ($25 for students with valid id) covers the cost of registration and lunch. For additional details, including schedule, and registration information visit www.su.edu/MCWI Any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-545-7293.