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Liberty University to host 2014 Civil War Seminar, '1864'

March 24, 2014 : Liberty University News Service

Liberty University will present its 18th annual Civil War Seminar, “1864,” April 4-5 at Arthur S. DeMoss Learning Center.

The following lectures will feature Civil War experts:

  • “How The Civil War Still Lives,” Dr. James “Bud” Robertson, Jr.
  • “Johnny Rebs and Billy Yanks: Uncommon Soldiers,” Dr. James “Bud” Robertson Jr.
  • “Sterling Price and the 1864 Invasion of Missouri,” Dr. Kyle Sinisi
  • “Explaining the Civil War,” Dr. Kyle Sinisi
  • Calculating the Value of the Union: The Destructiveness of the 1864 Campaign,” Dr. Jonathan White
  • “Bearing Down Upon Virginia,” Greg Starbuck

Numerous exhibits of Civil War artifacts and memorabilia will be on display for the public on Saturday, and vendors will have various Civil War items for sale.

Special tours of the National Civil War Chaplains Museum on Liberty’s campus will be conducted, and the museum will be open to the public until 5:30 p.m.

A special banquet will be held Friday night in the Grand Lobby of DeMoss Hall; admission is $25. The cost for Saturday’s lectures is $25 per person or $35 per family. Reservations must be made by Monday, March 31. Go to or call (434) 582-SEAT (7328).

Special lodging rates at the Wingate by Wyndham of Lynchburg are available for seminar attendees. For information, call (434) 845-1700 or go to Wingate’s website.

For a map of Lynchburg, click here.

For more details on the event, including times, go to

Continuing Education (CEU) credits are available. For more information, call Liberty’s Center for Professional and Continuing Education at (434) 592-4718, email, or visit

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