Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 20, 2024
Nau Hall room 101

Our annual Signature Conference, "Second Manassas: Campaign, Battle, and Aftermath," will take place on Saturday, April 20, in Nau Hall room 101. The conference will feature presentations by Gary W. Gallagher, Caroline E. Janney, KT Shively, John Hennessy, and Peter Luebke. It will be free and open to the public, but registration is required. Visit Eventbrite.com to register! 

Conference Schedule

9:45am: Opening remarks from Caroline E. Janney

10am: KT Shively, "'Management Most Wretched': Logistical Self-Destruction in the Army of Virginia"

11am: Gary W. Gallagher, "'The Tide of War Has Been Rolled Back': Second Manassas in Confederate Perspective"

noon: Break for lunch

1pm: John Hennessy, "The Army of Virginia and the 'Moral Spectacle' of Freedom"

2pm: Peter Luebke, "'Shake Yankeedom to its Centre': Robert E. Lee, the Making of Confederate Strategy, and the Second Manassas Campaign"

3pm: Caroline E. Janney, "A National Disgrace: The Battle to Protect the Bull Run Monuments"