Red River Campaign Symposium- September 22, 2007.
Young-Sanders Center For the Study of the War Between the States in Louisiana, 701 Teche Drive, Franklin, La.
Time: Registration opens 9:00 am Saturday morning.
Young-Sanders Center invites you to attend the Red River Campaign Symposium on September 22, 2007 in Franklin, La.
Pre-registration for our one day event is $30.00 per person. Registration at the door will be $40.00 per person.
Lunch is included with registration fee. Your attendance and support will be greatly appreciated.
Lectures and Speakers:
Importance of the Red River Campaign: Gary D. Joiner, Ph.D., (Louisiana State University, Shreveport-Bossier)
He is the Director of the Red River Regional Studies on the LSU-S campus.
History of Fort DeRussy: Steve Mayeux is president of the Friends of Fort DeRussy, Inc. Steve is a agriculture consultant in central Louisiana, He is particularly interested in the War in the Red River Valley.
Archaeology & History of the Union Ironclad USS Eastport:
Chares Pearson, Ph.D. is a senior Archaeologist with Coastal Environments, Inc. an enviromental consulting firm headquartered in Baton Rouge, La. Pearson resides in Appomattox, Virginia.
Henry Grays's Louisiana brigade at Mansfield: Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr., Ph.D (United States Army Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania).
Send registration fee Payable to: Young-Sanders Center,
P.O. Box 595, Franklin, Louisiana 70538.
For more information contact Roland R. Stansbury, Director.
1-(337)-413-1861 or YSC1861@aol.com