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Civil War Symposium: Bridges Over Troubled Waters

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - October 22 @ 3:00 pm

Don’t miss your chance to attend this year’s exciting program. Bridges Over Troubled Waters on October 20-22, 2023, features seven outstanding historians who are leaders in their field.

The Symposium begins at 6:00 pm with a Welcome Reception for all attendees at Pamplin Historical Park’s National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, located at 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA.

Park Members pay $339 per person and non-members pay $379. The price includes all lectures, the Friday night reception, two mid-morning coffee breaks, two lunches, and the Saturday night banquet.

Speakers & Topics:

Peter Cozzens
The Battle of Davis Bridge

Jerry Desmond
High Bridge at Farmville

Dr. Bradley M. Gottfried
Bridges at Battle of Antietam

A. Wilson Greene
Pontoon Bridge at the James River

John Hennessy
Stone Bridge at Manassas

Scott Mingus, Sr.
Wrightsville Bridge

Dr. Brian Steel Wills
Battle of Resaca/Oostanaula River

Capacity for our Symposium and the Friday optional tour is limited. We have a first-come, first-served policy for registrations and we fully expect our remaining seats to sell out. We want to give you every opportunity to be with us in October for a great learning experience among friends and fellow history enthusiasts.
See the program flyer and registration form here and give one of our Membership or Group Booking Specialists a call, at 1-877-PAMPLIN right away and reserve your place, at what could well be the finest Civil War history gathering of the year.