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Civil War Institute

This program is being postponed until June 2021

Petersburg Campaign

June 12-14, 2020

The program will begin at James Madison University in the Allegheny Room on June 12, 2020, and will end in the afternoon of June 14 when we return to Harrisonburg, Virginia. On Friday we will offer three speakers. They are all noted Civil War historians.

   Charlie Knight: "Little Billy Mahone: Railroader, Soldier,    Readjuster"

   Jerry Desmond: “For Cause and Comrades: An Overview of    the Petersburg Campaign”

   Scott Patchan: “Winchester to Appomattox, the Emergence of    Sheridan’s cavalry as a Strike Force”

Following the lectures we will all enjoy our customary banquet meal. On Saturday morning we will depart from the Sleep Inn and travel to Petersburg, Virginia. There we will meet with our tour leader, Edward Alexander. For details about the events on Saturday and Sunday, visit the Schedule page.

For information: email shencivilwar@gmail.com.

Registration Contact: Conference Services at James Madison University (540) 568-8043



Other Civil War Sites

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

Civil War Trust

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