The Missouri in the Civil War Message Board

Civil War Seminar

Springfield, Missouri
November 16 & 17, 2007
"Civil War West of the Mississippi " Seminar
Civil War Round Table of the Ozarks

The Civil War was a defining event in the history of the United States. The issues, the conflict, the brutality and the personalities of it continue to fascinate us to this day. The public is invited to join the Civil War Round Table of the Ozarks as we examine “The Civil War West of the Mississippi” in a two day seminar on Friday evening, November 16th and Saturday all day, November 17th 2007. The location of this seminar is the Clarion Hotel (3333 S. Glenstone) in Springfield, Missouri which will offer discounted room rates for those attending. The seminar will feature many noted speakers. The main speakers will be M. Jane Johansson author of Peculiar Honor: The 28th Texas Cavalry, William L. Shea, author of Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign in the West, William Garrett Piston, author of Wilson’s Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War, D. L. Clark, author of A Bright Tragic Thing – The Great Gainesville Hangings, Carl H. Moneyhon, author of The Impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Arkansas: Persistence in the Midst of Ruin, and Christopher Phillips, author of “Damned Yankee: The Life of General Nathaniel Lyon”.

The cost to pre-register is just $20.00 for Friday evening’s dinner which will include door prizes and music provided by “The Back Porch Players”. Following Dinner, Christopher Phillips program made possible through the generous support of Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield will look at the Union’s First Fallen General, Nathaniel Lyon. For $50.00 one may pre-register for both the Friday night dinner and the sessions all day Saturday with lunch included. After October 31st it will be $20.00 for Friday night, $40.00 for Saturday, or $60.00 for the whole weekend. Many vendors are expected to be there, so come and browse when you’re not in a session. For more information about the seminar and registering, please call Steve Buffat at (417) 862-1772 or email him at or call Tom Debo at (870) 426-2513 or email him at
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The Civil War Round Table of the Ozarks has met continuously since 1960. It provides
a forum where persons of diverse backgrounds meet to explore their common interest
in our nation's greatest conflict.

Len Eagleburger
Media Director
Civil War Round Table of the Ozarks