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March 14-16, 2014

The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Registration: $270 per person, includes all meals
$100 for Saturday only
$199 for companion meals only

Please register by March 7.

    Civil War Weekend

One hundred and fifty years ago, the Civil War transformed the United States. By war’s end as many as 750,000 soldiers had died. Four million slaves were free. Union had prevailed over secession and the very definition of America was changed forever. Nowhere were these transformations more marked than in Virginia, the site of some of the war’s most destructive campaigns and battles, location of the Confederate capital, and home to more slaves than any other single state.

In a career spanning almost five decades, Professor James I. Robertson Jr. secured a reputation for Virginia Tech as a home of Civil War history. When Professor William C. Davis joined the faculty in 2000, two of the nation’s foremost Civil War historians combined forces to lead the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. Under the new leadership of Paul Quigley, the Center will continue Virginia Tech’s tradition of fostering cutting-edge research, teaching, and public engagement in Civil War history.

Now in its twenty-third year, the Civil War Weekend exemplifies the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies’ commitment to bringing the best of today’s Civil War scholarship to public audiences. And for the first time in several years, the event is returning to campus, to the Inn at Virginia Tech.