The Civil War and American Society Seminar
The Peninsula Campaign and the
Seven Days’ Battles
for the Study of the Civil War Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Thursday, June 28
4:00 p.m. Registration in the Education Center on the Pamplin Historical Park premises
6:00 p.m. Picnic
dinner in the Picnic Pavilion adjoining the
8:00 p.m. “Little Mac’s Grand Campaign: The Struggle on the Peninsula, What it Accomplished, and Its Enduring Significance” – Ethan S. Rafuse
9:00 – 11:00 p.m. – Social mixer in the Picnic Pavilion
Friday, June 29
8:30 p.m. “Overview of the Peninsula Campaign and the Seven Days Battles, March - July 1862 – Mark A. Snell
9:30 a.m. “‘To Break Any Line of Battle on Earth:’ Hood's Texans at Gaines’s Mill” – Susannah J. Ural
11:00 a.m. Tour of the Battlefields of the Peninsula Campaign – A. Wilson Greene
A boxed lunch will accompany the tour.
6:45 p.m. Dinner in the Banquet Room
8:00 p.m. ID Discs and Carte de Visites – Joseph Stahl
Saturday, June 30
8:00 a.m. Tour of the Seven Days’ Battles – A. Wilson Greene
Noon A boxed lunch will accompany the tour. – Tour continues in the afternoon
6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Banquet Room
Sunday, July 1
9:00 a.m. Panel discussion with all historians to delve the intricacies of the lessons learned.
All lectures and the panel discussion will be held in the Education Center.
The tour buses will load in the front parking lot of Pamplin Park.