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CWI 2011 Schedule

Sunday, June 26
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration ["Memories of 2010 CWI" - slide show]
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Early Bird Lecture: Leadership Issues in High Command at Gettysburg, Chuck Teague, CUB 260
5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Orientation for First Timers (front of Ballroom)
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner Serving Time
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Overview:  The War in 1861, Peter Carmichael
8:15 p.m. Ice Cream Social


 

Monday, June 27
7:45 a.m. Breakfast Serving Time
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Prophecy Among Civil War Soldiers: A History of the Future, Jason Phillips
10:00 - 10:20 a.m. Break
10:20 - 11:30 a.m. The Lessons of War:  Abraham Lincoln and the First Year of the War, Allen Guelzo
11:30 a.m. Break and Group Photo, north steps of Pennsylvania Hall
12:15 p.m. Lunch Serving Time
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Old Army Doctrine and the Practicalities of Waging War in 1861, Wayne
Wei-siang Hsieh
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. The North Mobilizes for War, Tim Orr
3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Break (with refreshments)
4:15 - 5:15 p.m. The South Mobilizes for War, Mary De Credico
5:15 - 6:00 p.m. Book Signings
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner Serving Time
7:00 p.m. Who We Are and What We Do, Civil War Trust President Jim Lighthizer
7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Panel: Turning Civilian Mobs into Professional Armies, Mary De Credico, Tim Orr,
Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, and Jason Phillips


Tuesday, June 28
7:45 a.m. Breakfast Serving Time
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. The Battle of Balls Bluff and the Committee on the Conduct of the War, Susannah  Ural                   
9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 - 11:15 a.m. The West Virginia Campaigns of 1861, A. Wilson Greene
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Overview of First Manassas Campaign, Ethan Rafuse
12:30 -1:45 p.m. Lunch Serving Time
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. The High Command after First Manassas, Joseph Glatthaar
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Break (with refreshments)
3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Panel: Fighting for the Confederacy, Susannah Ural, Joseph Glatthaar, A. Wilson
Greene, Gary Gallagher4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Book Signings
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner Serving Time
7:00 - 8:15 p.m. The Real Lost Cause: The Loyal States' War for Union, Gary Gallagher


Wednesday, June 29
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Serving Time
8:00 a.m. Manassas tours depart campus (buses line up in front of the College Dining Hall) First Manassas Battlefield Tours Guides:  Ed Bearss, Ethan Rafuse, Joe Rizzo, Ray Brown, Harry Smeltzer, Jim Burgess, and  Greg Wolf [Lunch and Dinner in Manassas] Gettysburg Program
9:00-10:30 a.m. Special Collections Tour with Director Karen Drickamer.  Meet in Musselman Library, 4th floor.
12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch Serving Time
2:00-5:00 p.m. Gettysburg Battlefield Tour with Jennifer Murray (bus lines up in front of the College Dining Hall)
5:00-5:30 p.m. Dinner Serving Time, Bullet Hole in College Union Building


Thursday, June 30
Gettysburg Guides: Scott Hartwig, Troy Harman, John Heiser, Wayne Motts, Jennifer Murray, Greg
Mertz, and Tim Orr
8:00 a.m. Breakfast Serving Time
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakout Session #1, Glatfelter Hall (rooms listed on your tour ticket)
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Breakout Session #2, Glatfelter Hall (rooms listed on your tour ticket)
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 - 12:30 a.m. Breakout Session #3, Glatfelter Hall (rooms listed on your tour ticket)
12:30 p.m. Lunch Serving Time
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Tour Gettysburg Battlefield with Gettysburg Guides (buses line up in front of the College Dining Hall)
6:30 p.m. Banquet, College Dining Hall
7:30 p.m. Raffle/Auction, CUB  - Special Announcement with Gabor Boritt [Recognition of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 year CWI veterans]


Friday, July 1
7:00 a.m. Check out, CUB 126
7:30 a.m. Breakfast Serving Time
9:00 a.m. Check out deadline - any participants NOT checked out by this time will be charged a late fee.

 

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