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Civil War Symposium

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To commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary of the American Civil War, the Lincoln Memorial Shrine and the University of Redlands will present “1863: The Turning Point, A Civil War Symposium” from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Sept. 22 at the Lincoln Memorial Shrine and on campus at the University of Redlands.

This event will feature scholars from across the U.S. who will discuss the political developments and battles that altered the course of American history:

  • Kathleen Feeley, associate professor of history at the University of Redlands
  • Don McCue, director of A.K. Smiley Public Library in Redlands
  • Frank J. Williams, retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island
  • J. David Hacker, associate professor of history at the University of Minnesota
  • Craig Symonds, professor emeritus of history at the United State Naval Academy
  • Joan Waugh, professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Hans Davidson, physician and executive director of the Southern California Medical Museum in Riverside

The cost of the event is $115 for members of the Lincoln Memorial Association, and full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a student ID will be admitted for $85. The price includes two continental breakfasts, a lunch, a dinner and access to all speaker sessions.

Payment can be made to Lincoln Memorial Association:

Lincoln Memorial Shrine
125 West Vine Street
Redlands, CA 92373

For more information please visit www.lincolnshrine.org or call 909-798-7632.

Posted: Sept. 18, 2013


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