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3rd Annual Baton Rouge Civil War Symposium: Fifty Shades of Blue and Gray

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Louisiana Resource Center for Educators

5550 Florida Boulevard

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Third Annual Baton Rouge Civil War Symposium: Fifty Shades of Blue and Gray

A Three Dimentional Historical Experience

Who outsmarted Grant at every turn? Why were the Texians so valuable to Louisiana?

What kept Union forces chasing their tails in the “War of the Swamps”? True Journalism, really?

Speakers:

Richard McMurry Ph.D.: Venomous Toads and Buzzard Puke, Southern Journalist and Newspapers

Stephen Michot Ph.D.: Guerrilla War and Union Occupation in South Louisiana Society

Tom Cutrer Ph.D.: In Defense of his Home and the Land of his Choice: Louis Hébert and the Third Louisiana Infantry

Danny Sessums Ph.D.: "Yeah, and a heck of a git you got!"

April 5, Friday Night Speaker Reception 7 PM to 9 PM

Heavy hor d’oeuvres, Meet the speakers, Door prize, Raffle, Trivia contest (everyone wins}, some vendors.

April 6, Saturday Symposium 8 AM to % PM

Breakfast snack, 4 Speakers sessions, Buffet lunch, Vendors, Interactive historic displays, Afternoon snack, Beverages, Book raffle, Grand raffle, Speaker Q&A, Drawing for a framed, mixed media Burny Myrick original. Tickets for this artwork, 1 ticket for $5, 5 for $20, or 12 for $40, only 500 hundred tickets will be sold,

April 7, Sunday 10AM – 1 PM

Meet at the Port Hudson Historic Site for a 42 lb. Cannon Firing Demonstration. The Hallowed Ground Tour: A "Once in a lifetime tour" of Port Hudson fortifications. We have exclusive access to private property for the Priest Cap (the best preserved breastworks in the country), Surrender Tree, Union Breastworks (after the battle), Confederate Hospital, The Bluffs, the Devil's Elbow and more. To be followed by an optional dutch treat lunch.

Details and online registration are athttps://www.brcwrt.com/2019-symposium.html

https://www.facebook.com/groups/484052108422757/

Registration forms are online if you choose to pay by check.

Seating is limited, register today

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

For active occupation discounted individuals.

What are my parking options at the event?

Plenty of free parking at the event site.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

John Potts - brcwrt@att.net or call 225 937-2782

What's the refund policy?

Up to 5 days before the event.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes


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Louisiana Resource Center for Educators

5550 Florida Boulevard

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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