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Not Your Grandfather's Civil War

  • Unison Methodist Church 21148 Unison Road Middleburg, VA, 20117 United States (map)

Come hear inspiring young historians debate the Turning Points of the Civil War and other topics in the historic 1832 Unison Methodist Church, a hospital for Union soldiers in the fall of 1862 and bearer of Civil War soldier graffiti.

The panel of historians includes:

Bill Backus, Site Manager, Bristoe Station Battlefield; co-author of A Want of Vigilance: The Bristoe Station Campaign, October 9-19, 1863

Kevin Pawlak, Director of Education, Mosby Heritage Area Association; author of Shepherdstown in the Civil War: One Vast Confederate Hospital

Ryan Quint, Park Historian, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park; author of Determined to Stand and Fight: The Battle of Monocacy, July 9, 1864

Dan Welch, Park Ranger, Gettysburg National Military Park; co-author of The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863

These young historians, scholars, and authors are members of the group Emerging Civil War, and they provide fresh perspectives on the Civil War, 152 years after the fact.  They offer up-and-coming opinions, fresh eyes, and new research on topics that have held our interest for generations.  Come connect with these young historians in this interactive panel discussion - you may even learn something new yourself!

Tickets are $15 per person.  The historians will have their books for sale.  To register online, click below, or call (540) 687-5188 to reserve your spot today. 

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