Dr. James Broomall will participate in an episode on Civil War Talk Radio on October 2, 2019 to discuss his book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers. The Civil War Talk Radio podcast is now in its 15th year, and features in-depth phone interviews with historians, authors, curators, artists and other people whose work is of interest to students of the Civil War era. Guest have included James McPherson, Joan Waugh, Gordon Rhea, Carol Reardon, Steven Woodworth, Peter Carmichael, and many others. Links to previous episodes back to 2004 are available at http://www.impedimentsofwar.org. Once the podcast episode is live, we will share the link on our website and social media feeds.
The George Tyler Moore Center’s 23rd Annual Civil War and American Society Seminar Series will take place this fall in Shepherdstown, WV from Thursday, October 10th – Sunday October 13th. For more information, please visit our seminar page.
Dr. Charles Holden, history professor at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, will present a lecture on Spiro Agnew at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on Thursday, November 7, 2019. More details are forthcoming.
Friday, December 6, 2019 – Dr. Michael Birkner, history professor at Gettysburg College, will discuss his new book, “James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War”.
On March 14, 2020, Dr. James Broomall will present his book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, to the West Virginia Independence Hall Foundation at their annual symposium. The 2020 symposium, “West Virginia in the Civil War,” will be held at West Virginia Independence Hall and the First State Capitol in Wheeling, WV.