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21st Annual Civil War Symposium: Generals We Love to Hate

October 20 - October 22

2017 Civil War SymposiumThis year’s annual symposium brings together seven outstanding scholars to discuss topics surrounding these controversial and contentious Civil War Generals. Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. Reservations are required.

Featured speakers:

Steve Engle, Florida Atlantic University
General Don Carlos Buell

A. Wilson Greene, Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
General Ambrose Burnside

John Hennessey, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park
General Joseph Hooker

Sam Hood, Huntington, West Virginia
General John Bell Hood

Brian Jordan, Sam Houston State University
General Benjamin Butler

George C. Rable, University of Alabama
George McClellan and his relationship with Lincoln

Craig Symonds, United States Naval Academy
General Joseph Johnston

Join us for the optional detailed tour on Friday as well as our Speakers Dinner on Friday evening. The tour and Speakers Dinner are both optional add-ons to your registration fee.

Please click here for a flyer with additional details.


October 20
October 22
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Pamplin Historical Park
6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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