Route I-95 NORTH (from Richmond/Fredericksburg)
North on I-95 to exit 160 in Occoquan.
Follow Route 123/Ox Road North, approximately 17 miles to Braddock Road.
Turn Right onto Braddock Road.
Take the next left at the light onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.
Bear to your right on Patriot Circle.
Take your next left onto Mason Pond Drive.
The Concert Hall is the large white building on your right.
2. Where do I park?
Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in Lot K (located directly across the pond from the Center for the Arts/Concert Hall).
Parking is also available in the Mason Pond Parking Deck, located on Mason Pond Drive just past the Center for the Arts/Concert Hall for $8/day.
Parking for vehicles displaying a disabled-parking placard or license plate tag is available on a first-come, first-served basis in front of the Center for the Arts.
3. How do I register for the conference?
Walkup registration will be available ($20/person) beginning at 7:30 am on Saturday, May 31 at the Center for the Arts. Lunch tickets may be purchased while quantities remain.
4. What time should I arrive the day of the conference?
Doors for registration check-in open at 7:30 am. Please bring the electronic confirmation slip that you received when you registered online, along with your registration number.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and it is recommended that you arrive early the day of the conference.
*To better assist our planning, please let us know if you have special needs, including needing wheelchair access or interpretive services*
5. Where should I eat lunch the day of the conference?
It is highly recommended that you purchase a boxed lunch ticket with your registration. Each boxed lunch includes sandwich (your choice of ham, turkey, roast beef, or vegetarian pita), chips, fruit, cookie, and beverage. You will receive a lunch ticket when you check in the morning of the conference, and will redeem it for your selection during the lunch break.
If you did not purchase a lunch ticket when you registered for the conference, on-campus dining options include the Johnson Center Food Court.
6. How do I submit a question for the Question and Answer session?
Submit questions by email to info@VirginiaCivilWar.org, or Tweet @virginiacw150 using #cwglobal, or submit your question by clicking here.
7. How do I register for the pre-conference lecture on Friday, May 30?
No need to register - the pre-conference lecture is free and open to the public!
"Treason, Stupidity, or Cowardice": The Union Defeat at Ball's Bluff and the Formation of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War
Christopher Hamner, George Mason University
Johnson Center (3rd floor, George's)