Register now for the symposium “The Legacy of Stones River: Why the Battle Matters 150 Years Later,” which will take place October 26-27, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church and Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro, TN.
Coordinated by the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area and Stones River National Battlefield, the symposium is the seventh in a series of programs that began in 2002. Because of the significance of this year’s event, the symposium will take place over two days and feature six speakers, a teacher workshop, musicians, and character interpreters. Speakers include Larry J. Daniel, Earl J. Hess, Richard M. McMurry, Dwight Pitcaithley, Jim B. Lewis, and Antoinette G. van Zelm.
The registration fee is $20, which includes a catered reception, continental breakfast, and box lunch.
Additional sponsors of the symposium include Eastern National, the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield, Inc., the Center for Historic Preservation at MTSU, the History Department at MTSU, and Teaching with Primary Sources Across Tennessee.
The goal of the Legacy of Stones River symposium is to bring up-to-date historical research and interpretive programming on the Civil War and Reconstruction to the general public.
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