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Longwood to host 15th Annual Civil War Seminar March 15

March 12, 2014

Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

Longwood University and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are teaming up again to host the 15th Annual Civil War Seminar on Saturday, March 15.

The seminar, free and open to the public, begins at 9 a.m. in Longwood’s Jarman Auditorium. Speakers include Gordon Rhea, author of six award-winning books on General Ulysses S. Grant’s 1864 Overland Campaign, as well as fellow historian-authors Stephen Engle, Kevin Levin, Brian Wills and Eric Wittenberg. This year’s theme is "1864."

No registration is necessary to attend the seminar. For more information, contact Dr. David Coles at 434-395-2220 or Patrick Schroeder at 434-352-8987, extension 232. View a complete schedule of the seminar online