Sixth Annual James Caster Symposium on the Civil War
Wednesday, October 5
8:30am - 4:00 pm
Mabee Auditorium, Randall University
Randall University will host its annual Symposium on the American Civil War on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. This year's symposium features several engaging speakers who will address a variety of topics on the subject of the Civil War.
This event is open to the public, free of charge. School students in public, private, and homeschool are invited, as well as college students and all others interested in learning more about the Civil War. You can attend as many or as few sessions as you like. Programs will run from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, with a break for lunch from 11:30 - 1:00. (There is an on-campus option for lunch for $11/person).
We invite you to view the schedule below, and save the date to join us on October 5!
If you would like to eat lunch in Randall's cafeteria please email Steve Byas (email@example.com) so that we can give the kitchen a headcount.
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Schedule of Sessions
|8:30am||The Capture of the J.R.Williams steamship on the Arkansas River||Dale Wade|
|9:30am||Diary of a Union Soldier||Tom Wing|
|10:30am||Stand Watie & the Civil War in Indian Territory||John Dwer|
|11:30am - 1:00pm||Lunch Break|
|1:00pm||Seeing the Elephant: The First Weeks of the War||Ben Odom|
|2:00pm||’John O. Casler,’ the author of Four Years in the Stonewall Brigade||Mark "Beau" Cantrell|
|3:00pm||The 48ers --- The Germans in the Civil War||Kevin Crow|