Saturday, April 1, 2023
The Rochester, Cannon Valley, Central Minnesota, Hiawatha Valley, Minnesota Valley, Albert Lea, Twin Cities and Litchfield G.A.R. Civil War Round Tables partner to jointly sponsor this Civil War Symposium.
Location: Bloomington Event Center, 1114 American Blvd. West, Bloomington, MN
To register for symposium: Send REGISTRATION FORM with check, payable to TCCWRT to:
PLEASE NOTE: MEALS ARE CLOSED.
Civil War Symposium
c/o 5540 Sanibel Dr.
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Welcome, Introductions and Announcements, Brett Johnson
Naval Advances of the Civil War, Dave Page
|10:00 a.m.||Minnesota Civil War Round Tables Brief Introductions|
|10:15 a.m.||Break, Browse tables of books and memorabilia for sale|
|10:30 a.m.||The Effie Afton (Railroads) Trial of 1857, George Romano|
|11:15 a.m.||Uncle Sam’s Webbed Feet: Union Gunboats and Supply Transport on Western Waters, Dr. David Gerleman|
|1:00 p.m.||Railroads in the Civil War, Leroy Harris|
|1:45 p.m.||Engines of War: The Horsing of Civil War Armies, Dr. David Gerleman|
|2:30 p.m.||The Great Locomotive Chase (The General), George Romano|
|3:15 p.m.||Closing Announcements|