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Crossroads of History Conference
November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Atlanta, the Valley, and the Crossroads of History:
The Battles and Leaders That Influenced Lincoln’s Reelection in 1864
A Civil War Conference Presented by the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
In August 1864, the outcome of the Civil War hung in the balance, and Abraham Lincoln’s chances for reelection looked doubtful – until a series of pivotal battles around Atlanta and in the Shenandoah Valley helped propel Lincoln to victory. Led by historians Gary Ecelbarger and Scott Patchan, this conference will examine those events – and the fights and personalities that changed the course of history.
The cost will be $27 for members; $30 for non-members. Lunch will be on your own. Space will be limited, and pre-registration is required. To register, click the button below or call the SVBF at 540-740-4545.
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