Virginia Civil War 150
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"Leadership and Generalship in the Civil War"
Virginia Military Institute
Center for Leadership and Ethics
Thursday, March 22, 2012

Lieutenant General (VA)
John W. Knapp
Conference Chair


Thursday, March 22, 2012
7:00 AM Shuttle service begins from Virginia Horse Center to VMI Center for Leadership and Ethics
7:15 AM

Doors open for registration check-in

9:30 AM Supreme Command - Lincoln and Davis
Charles F. Brower, Moderator
Mark E. Neely: Sources of Statesmanship and Command Strategy in Abraham Lincoln's Life
William J. Cooper: Jefferson Davis as War Leader
11:00 AM Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia
Holt Marchant, Moderator
Robert K. Krick: Lee and His Detractors in the Age of the Anti-Hero
Carol Reardon: General Robert E. Lee and the Three Obligations of Command
12:15 PM LUNCH
  Grant and the Army of the Potomac
A. Cash Koeniger, Moderator
Josiah Bunting: What was Grant Like?
James I. Robertson Jr.: Grant on the Eve of the Wilderness Campaign
3:00 PM Valley Campaigns, '62 and '64
John W. Knapp, Moderator
Peter Cozzens: The 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign: Abraham Lincoln and the Union Defeat
Jeffry D. Wert: The 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign: Military and Political Significance
4:15 PM The Importance of Studying Military History
Gary W. Gallagher
5:00 PM Book signing - Hall of Valor
6:00 PM Shuttle service ends



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