August 27, 2019, Kevin Pawlak, Shepherd University alumnus, will offer a presentation on his new book, Antietam National Battlefield (Arcadia, 2019). The event will be held at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education at 6.00 pm.
Dr. 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.
Friday, October 18, 2019, Dr. Broomall will participate in a live-stream program, organized by the Tattooed Historian, reflecting on Harpers Ferry and its storied history. The George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War is co-hosting the event. For information visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1330892680419298/
On Monday, October 21, 2019, Dr. Broomall will present before the Dover Civil War Round Table. His talk is titled, “Aftershock: The Long Shadow of the American Civil War.”
Thursday, October 24, 2019, Professor Michael Birkner of Gettysburg College’s History Department will present a lecture titled, “Worst President Ever? James Buchanan and the Presidential Stock Exchange.” The event will be held in the auditorium at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education at 6.30 pm. A book signing will follow the presentation.
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. The talk is titled, “Spiro Agnew: Republican Populist.”
Friday, December 6, 2019 – Our annual Civil War Christmas program will begin with a choral program at the Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church.
Saturday, January 25, 2010, Dr. James Broomall will present on his book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, at to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, Maryland. For more information on the museum visit their website at http://www.civilwarmed.org/
On March 14, 2020, Dr. James Broomall will present his on 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.
Thursday, April 2, 2020, Dr. Broomall will travel to the Petersburg Civil War Round Table.
On May 28, 2020, Dr. Broomall will present a talk, “Upon the Tented Field: Manliness and Community in Confederate Camps,” before the Gettysburg Civil War Round Table.