The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum will host the third War in the Mountains Symposium on April 20, 2013. This event will feature presentations by several notable scholars on Appalachia and the Civil War:
- Dr. Wilma Dunaway, Professor of Sociology in the Government and International Affairs Program at Virginia Tech, whose books include The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700-1860 and Slavery in the Mountain South
- Dr. Brian McKnight, Associate Professor of History at UVa-Wise and author of Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia and Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia
- Dr. Michael Toomey, Associate Professor of History at Lincoln Memorial University and author of a number of publications on East Tennessee history
Dr. Charles Hubbard, Director of LMU’s Abraham Lincoln Institute for the Study of Leadership and Public Policy, will preside over the symposium.
For more information, call 1-800-325-0900 ext. 6439 or (423) 869-6439.