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Welcome to the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War at Shepherd University. Engaged in a long-term project to establish a Civil War soldier database with initial emphasis on West Virginia soldiers, the Center has a magnificent Civil War library and sponsors lectures by leading authorities on antebellum and Civil War history, summer seminars, and battlefield tours.

SOLD OUT!!   War-torn: The Physical and Psychological Consequences of War

While our ticketed events for this Friday, June 23rd have SOLD OUT – we invite you to join us in the afternoon at the Robert C. Byrd auditorium at Shepherd University. Beginning at 3:00pm, there will be a lecture and veteran’s experience roundtable that are FREE and OPEN to the public – no tickets needed!! For more information please see the flyer below or call 304-876-5429.

George Tyler Moore Center Dedication Ceremony

Click here to view the dedication ceremony of the George Tyler Moore Center at the Conrad Shindler House attended by Mary Tyler Moore on May 10, 1996.

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Vision Statement

Established in 1993 and located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War (GTMC) promotes the study of the Civil War era through the integration of scholarship, undergraduate education, and public engagement.

Mission Statement

We promote conversation between the Shepherd University academic community and the general public with an emphasis on state and regional history. As affiliates of both Shepherd University and the Department of History, the GTMC uses its resources to educate students, faculty, scholars, and staff through: