If you’re interested in the Civil War in Appalachia, then allow me to recommend “War in the Mountains,” a symposium scheduled for Saturday, April 16 at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Harrogate, TN. Here are the presenters:
- LMU’s own Dr. Earl Hess, author of Into the Crater: The Mine Attack at Petersburg, Pickett’s Charge: The Last Attack at Gettysburg, The Union Soldier in Battle, The Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat: Reality and Myth, and numerous other books
- Dr. Thomas Mackey of the University of Louisville, contributor to Sister States, Enemy States: The Civil War in Kentucky and Tennessee
- Dr. Brian D. McKnight of UVa-Wise, author of Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia and Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia
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