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Last Days of the War Civil War Symposium

General George Crook

General George Crook

General B.F. Kelley

General B.F. Kelley

Last Days of the War Civil War Symposium – Saturday June 6, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
The Davis Center, Potomac State College, Keyser, West Virginia.

As the days of the Southern Confederacy grew numbered, Rebel fighters scattered through the Potomac Highlands kept up their struggle against Union forces guarding the B&O Railroad. The symposium will focus on these often-overlooked military actions.

PROGRAM:

Welcome – Joe Gratto
Invocation – Pastor Sally Battling
National Anthem – Ellen McDaniel-Weissler
Living Historian – Gary Carter
Introduction of Speaker – Joe Gratto

Talk: Rick Wolfe – “The Kidnapping of Generals(Crook & Kelley)

INTERMISSION

Civil War Songs – Ellen McDaniel-Weissler
Introduction of Speaker – Joe Gratto

Captain Jesse McNeill

Captain Jesse McNeill

Talk: Steve French – “Last Gasps of the Highland Rebels

And more… including period music and local artifacts displays. Free & open to the public.

For more information, contact Steve French: sfrench52@yahoo.com.

 

 

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