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20th Annual Longwood University Civil War Seminar

February 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

| Free

Hear an esteemed group of speakers at the 20th Annual Longwood University Civil War Seminar in Farmville, Virginia

Longwood University logo featuring the Jarman Auditorium exterior

On Saturday February 9, 2019, attend a free, day long Civil War seminar in Farmville, Virginia in the Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University. The 20th Annual Longwood University Civil War Seminar, presented in partnership with Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, will focus on Civil War Discoveries. The seminar goes from 8:30 AM – 3:45 PM with intermittent breaks.

Among an excellent group of speakers, Jake Wynn, Director of Interpretation at the Missing Soldiers Office and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, will be speaking about the incredible discovery of the Missing Soldiers Office. See the full schedule below.

This is a free, off-site event in Farmville, Virginia in the Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University.

This annual seminar is in its 20th year and is free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 9

8:30 am          Doors open

9:00 am          Introduction by Dr. David Coles

9:10 am          John Quarstein – The Ship that Saved the Nation:  The Monitor’s recovery and conservation

10:15 am        Jake Wynn – Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldier Office

11:30 am        Edwin C. Bearss – Recovering the U.S.S. Cairo from the Mississippi

12:30 pm        Lunch

1:45 pm          Caroline Janney – We Were Not Surrendered: Paroling Lee’s Army After Appomattox

2:45 pm         Brandon Bies –  Field Hospital Burials Unearthed


Jake Wynn
301-695-1864, ext. 1009
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