The Alabama in the Civil War Message Board

Nashville Civil War Conference - November 21, 2009


There is an upcoming wonderful Civil War conference set in Nashville's historic Ft. Negley Park, one of the only remaining fortifications for the city that was built in the Civil War. The date is Saturday, November 21st and it runs from 8:30 AM through 4:30 PM. Included in the conference is a tour and lunch and the fee is only $40 (before November 1st) and $45 thereafter. Seating is limited and it is first come, first in.

The speakers include:

Sarah Boyd - noted Williamson County, TN history teacher - The Roots of the Civil War: How Our Forefathers Passed the Buck

Carole S. Boyd - history professor at Volunteer State Community College - Storm Clouds On The Horizon: Nashville In The Decade Before the Civil War

Myers Brown - Extension Services Curator, Tennessee State Museum - Spies, Scouts and Guerrillas: Irregular Warfare in Middle Tennessee

Krista Castillo - Museum Coordinator, Ft. Negley Park/Nashville CWRT - Finding Peace: Reconstructing Middle Tennessee

Thomas Flagel - history professor, Columbia State Community College - Appomattox: The Place of Lee's Surrender and a National Resurrection

John Allyn - Battle of Nashville Preservation Society/Nashville City Cemetery Association - The Nashville City Cemetery (and tour guide for the tour there)

The symposium is sponsored by the Battle of Nashville Preservation Society and Nashville Metro Parks.

Make your check payable to BONPS and send to BONPS, c/o Ft. Negley Visitors Center, 1100 Ft. Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203.

Remember seating is limited and the fee includes lunch and the tour. If you want a vegetarian lunch please make that known. See you all there.

Greg Biggs
Clarksville and Nashville CWRTs