West Coast Conference: Antietam
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17th Annual West Coast Civil War Round Table Conference
Hosted by CWRT of Orange County, Ca and CWRT Associates, Little Rock, Arkansas
Theme: "Confederate Tide Rising: The 1862 Maryland Campaign"
Harpers Ferry, South Mountain, and Antietam
Date: November 9, 10, 11, 2001
Conference Location: Radisson Resorts Knott's Berry Farm
7675 Crescent Avenue, Buena Park, Ca. 90620
Conference Fees: Before October 5th - $155 for all three days including four
After October 5th - $175
Brian Pohanka - Historian / Historical Consultant
Dr. Joseph Harsh - Historian / author of three books on the Maryland Campaign
Dr. Richard Rollins - Historian / Publisher
George Otott - Historian
Don McCue - Director of the Lincoln Memorial Shrine Redlands, Ca.
Roy Heidicker - PHD candidate
Doug Westfall - Historian
Keith Poulter - Publisher North and South Magazine
Jerry Russell - Civil War Round Table Associates
Musical entertainment by the Cottonwood String Band
Friday Nov. 9:
3:00 - 5:00 PM Registration
5:00 - 6:00 PM Social Hour / No Host Bar
6:00 -7:00 PM Banquet
6:30 - 7:00 PM Keith Poulter (Publisher North and South Magazine)
7:00 - 7:45 PM Dr. Joseph Harsh "High Tide Rising: Confederate Grand Strategy
leading to Maryland Campaign"
8:00 - 8:45 PM Dr. Richard Rollins "Travelogue of Antietam / Slide
Saturday Nov. 10:
8:00 - 8:50 AM George Otott "The First Texas in the Corn Field at Antietam"
9:00 - 9:50 AM Brian Pohanka "Memoir of Jacob Duryee, 5th NY at Antietam"
10:00 - 10:50 AM Dr. Joseph Harsh "Overview of Harpers Ferry and South
11:00 - 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 - 5:00 PM Board charter buses to Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana,
A walking tour of the cemetery will focus on the Antietam veterans interred
at this location and will be conducted by Civil War researcher Paul Gillette
and Fairhaven administrator the Rev. Lou Carlson. A program on battlefield
preservation will follow in the Mausoleum given by Brian Pohanka.
6:00 - 7:00 Social Hour / No Host Bar
7:00 - 8:00 PM Banquet - Entertainment provided by the Cottonwood String Band
7:30 - 8:00 PM Doug Westfall "Local Orange County Veterans at Antietam"
8:00 - 9:00 PM Don McCue "The Battle of Antietam and the Emancipation
Sunday Nov 11:
8:00 - 9:00 AM Breakfast Buffet
9:00 - 9:45 AM Roy Heidicker "McClellan and Federal Grand Strategy"
10:00 - 10:45 AM Dr. Joseph Harsh "Overview of Antietam"
11:00 - 11:45 AM Brian Pohanka "TBA"
Hotel Reservations: Call hotel direct ask for special conference rate of
$99.00 + tax single or double occupancy. (800) 333-3333 or (714) 995-1111.
Make checks payable to West Coast Civil War Round Table Conference (WCCWRTC)
Send to: Bill Haley - 1510 Backbay Circle, Huntington Beach, Ca. 92648
Anna Howland (714) 826-5920 or email: boomtownrat4cw@...
Paul Gillette (714) 638-2024 or email: civilpaul@...
Maryann Koenig (714) 539-0555 or email: yankeeangel5@...
POSTED BY: Tom Shay