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Central Illinois Civil War Symposium


September 8, 2007 - Illinois - Civil War Conference

12th Annual Fall Symposium

Four speakers will highlight the day on various topics of the war. Speakers include:

Eric Jacobson,Carnton Mansion, Franklin, TN - The Battles of Spring Hill and Franklin

David Bridges, author/historian - Gen. George Custer Vs. Major James Breathed

Donald Gilmore, US Army Command & General Staff College - Unbridled Violence on the Western Border

Dr. Lawrence Hewitt, author/historian - Lee's Finest Hour

Fee is $45 for advance sales ($55 at the door)and includes lunch. There will be a book vendor available. The symposium is held at Yoder Banquet Hall, Arthur, Illinois, near Decatur/Champaign area. For more information call (217)578-2262

This is a well-run event and worthy of your support!

Greg Biggs