Annual Civil War Symposium

American Civil War education – a day’s worth of knowledge for everyone

Saturday, April 3, 2021 – ZOOM

The Rochester, St. Croix Valley, Moorhead, Cannon Valley, Central Minnesota, Hiawatha Valley, Minnesota Valley, Albert Lea, Twin Cities and Litchfield G.A.R. Civil War Round Tables partner with the Meeker County Historical Society to jointly sponsor this Civil War Symposium.

This year, our symposium will be held via Zoom.  Cost is free to invited participants only.  No advance registration is required, however participation is limited to 100.  If you are unable to join Saturday afternoon, it may mean that 100 are already signed on.  Try again – people will probably come and go.  

NO NEED TO REGISTER, so disregard further instruction below.  To register for symposium: Send REGISTRATION FORM with check, payable to TCCWRT to:

Civil War Symposium
c/o 5540 Sanibel Dr.                 THIS EVENT IS A ZOOM Minnetonka, MN 55343            CALL.


1:00 p.m. Introduction and Welcome, Stephen Osman
1:10 p.m.

Minnesota’s Lesser Known Generals, Brian Pease 

1:50 p.m.

The New Minnesota Military and Veterans Museum Project

2:00 p.m. Legislating for the Soldier Vote, Rebecca Rubinstein
2:40 p.m. Greetings from Minnesota Civil War Round Tables
3:00 p.m. Technology and the Civil War, Arn Kind