“The Forgotten Valley”: A Civil War Conference
August 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$30
On Saturday, August 3, 2019, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation will present “The Forgotten Valley,” a one-day conference on lesser known Civil War stories in the Shenandoah Valley. The conference will feature eminent Civil War historians Eric Buckland, Gary Ecelbarger, Dennis Frye, Catherine Mägi, Jonathan A. Noyalas, Scott C. Patchan, Keven M. Walker, and Eric J. Wittenberg.
The cost will be $30 per person; lunch will be on your own. Space will be limited, and pre-registration is required. To register, call the SVBF offices at 540-740-4545.
Schedule for the day:
8am: Check-In Desk Opens
9am: Dennis Frye and Catherine Mägi – Confluence: Harpers Ferry as Destiny
10am: Gary L. Ecelbarger – Stonewalling Jackson: The Unheralded Counter Campaign of Winter 1862
11am: Eric J. Wittenberg – The Battle of Wapping Heights: Lost Opportunity, July 23, 1863
Noon: Lunch (On your own)
1:00 pm: Scott C. Patchan – Germans in the Valley: Col. Augustus Moor and the 28th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Piedmont
2:00 pm: Eric Buckland – Mosby’s Rangers: Playing Outside of the Box
3:00 pm: Keven M. Walker – “We shall never be the same”: The Soldiers Who Gave Their Last Full Measure and the Ones They Left Behind
4:00 pm: Event Closes