Seminar Schedule

 

2020 SEMINAR SERIES

 

 

The Brandy Station Foundation 2020 Sunday lecture series are scheduled to begin in April and are usually held on the last Sunday of each month from April through September and begin at 2:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, the lectures are free (although donations are welcome), and free refreshments are provided by BSF board members and friends. Because of the coronavirus, please check our home page to ensure that the Graffiti House has been able to re-open for these lectures.


 

Sunday, April 26, 2020, 2 PM Eric Buckland: Topic to be announced.


 

Sunday, May 31 2020, 2 PM Gene Schmiel: “Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War Era”. The wrenching events of the Civil War unexpectedly called men to lead fellow citizens; Cox is recognized as one of the Union's best “citizen generals.” Mr. Schmiel is a retired U.S. Dept. of State Foreign Service Officer and the author of "Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War Era," published in 2014 by Ohio University Press. His website is https://civilwarhistory-geneschmiel.com/


 

Sunday, June 28, 2020, 2 PM William Connery: “Civil War in Northern Virginia” During the Civil War, Northern Virginia became a no-man’s land between Yankee and Rebel armies. Some citizens joined Confederate forces, while others stayed to face uncertainty. Mr. Connery received the Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal for this book and will have copies available for sale and signing.


 

Sunday, July 26, 2020 2 PM Codie Eash: No Room for Rebels': The Story of Gettysburg's First Confederate Monument.  Mr. Eash’s website is https://www.codieeashwrites.com/