October 27, 2022 – Mr. Jonathan Noyalas will present “‘To Be Free Someday’: Reflections on Slavery & Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley During the Civil War Era,” from his book Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era.
November 11, 2022 – Mr. Ernie Dollar will present on his recent book, Hearts Torn Asunder: Trauma in the Civil War’s Final Campaign in North Carolina
November 29, 2022 – Mr. Robert Dunkerly will present “The Brown’s Island Explosion and Search for the Victims.”
March 16-18, 2023 – The Virginia Forum will hold their annual conference at Shepherd University, details forthcoming.
September 10, 2022 – “Exposed to the Fire of Slavery and Freedom:” A Symposium Commemorating the 160th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. In conjunction with Antietam National Battlefield, this one-day event featured presentations on the battle of Antietam and its contested legacy. The event was held at Frederick County Community College.
July 6 – 9, 2021 – “A desperate thing to do”- Jubal Early’s 1864 Maryland Campaign, Facebook, (view here)
June 3, 2021 – Mosby’s Rangers with Eric W. Buckland, Facebook Live, (view here)
May 26, 2021 – “Down the Valley, and Back Again”: The 1862 Valley Campaign“, Facebook Live (view here)
May 19, 2021 – “The Grinding Curse”: Race and Slavery in the Shenandoah Valley, Facebook Live (view here)
May 6, 2021 – Material Witness: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth- Century Artifacts and Narrating the Past- Facebook Live (view here)
March 25, 2021 – Searching for Hayward Shepherd – Facebook Live (view here)
March 4, 2021 – Music of the People: American Folk Music through the Centuries – Facebook Live (view here)
February 16, 2021 – Seceding from Secession: West Virginia Exceptionalism and the Road to Statehood – Facebook Live (view here)
January 28, 2021 – The Winter’s War: Civil War Soldiers in Camp & On Campaign – Facebook Live (view here)
We hope you join us for future programs!