Today is the opening of the conference at Fort Anderson and Southport.
Tomorrow is the meeting day at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.
After an opening presentation by Craig Symonds on the Union blockade, concurrent sessions will be held.
Concurrent Sessions: (*) the one I would pick.
For His Country and Race: Death and North Carolina's Black Union Regiments-- Jessica A. Bandell.
*The Days of Chickamauga Renewed: Defeat, organizational Culture and the Battle of Bentonville.
Remembering Sacrifice, Claiming Citizenship: A New Heaven and a New Earth, Legacy of Anti-Confederate Sentiment in North Carolina.
*Between War and Peace: Making Meaning and Memories of the Civil War's Close.
Unadulterated Lincolnism: The Confederate Military's Imprisonment of R.J. Graves for Alleged Treason.
12-1:30 Box Lunches.
Surviving Confederate Widowhood in the Post-Civil War South
North Carolina Civil War Refugee Crisis.
*Sacrifice of the Confederate Navy: The North Carolina-Built Ironclads-- Andrew Duppstadt.
I Know Where I'd Like to Be. --Old B-Runner