On Thursday, February 7, 2019, Dr. Jonathan Berkey, professor of history at Concord University, will lecture on the civilian experience in Jefferson County during the Civil War. The presentation will take place at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on the Shepherd University campus at 7:00pm. More details to follow.
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.