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Join the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War for an evening lecture on Thursday, February 7th with Dr. Jonathan Berkey, Professor of History at Concord University. Beginning at 7:00pm in the auditorium of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education (213 N. King Street, Shepherdstown, WV) Dr. Berkey will present his lecture, “The Foreshadowing: John Brown’s Raid and the Civilians’ Civil War in Jefferson County, 1859-1865.” This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page. For any questions, please contact Jennifer Alarcon at 304-876-5429 or jalarcon@shepherd.edu. We hope to see you there! 

Travis Shaw, public programs coordinator at the Mosby Heritage Area Association, will present a program on the Potomac Home Brigade at 5:00pm on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Town Run Tap House and Community Pub in Shepherdstown, WV. More details to follow.

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, Stephen Potter, Regional Archaeologist Emeritus for the National Capital Region of the National Park Service, will present, “Bullets, Canister, Case and Shrapnel: Archaeology and GIS at the Piper Farm, Antietam National Battlefield.” The lecture will begin at 7:00pm at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on the Shepherd University campus. More details will follow.

Dr. James Broomall will be presenting his latest book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men As Citizens and Soldiers, at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA on Saturday, March 30, 2019. More details will be posted for the discussion and book signing in early 2019.

Dwight Pitcaithley, former chief historian of the National Park Service, will speak at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on the Shepherd University campus on Thursday, April 11, 2019. More details to follow early in 2019.