Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Friday, February 27, 2015

Final North Carolina Sesquicentennial Conference Begins Today-- Part 2

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.

9:45-11:00:

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.

11:15-12:30

*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.

1:30-2:45

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


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