Conferences

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9-9:50 am

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Civil War Equestrienne: Riding Habits & Equipment

Holly Ray

How Photography Changed the Civil War 

Michael Rhodes

10-10:50 am

Recreating Godey’s Crafts from 19th Century Magazines

Kristen Mroz

Harriet Tubman Presenter and History of the Underground Quilts

Allison Smith

History of Straw Hats & Bonnets and Their Significance in Society

Sara sjl Mckee

11-11:50 am

Field Hospital of the Civil War from a Confederate View

Doug Gill

Role of Vivandieres in the Civil War

Cindy McShane

Tooth & Consequences—Dentistry of the 1860s

Dr. Russ Gilliom

12-1:30 pm

Lunch and Shopping

1:30-2:20 pm

A Visit with Mary Lincoln

Barb Brugler

Horizontal Refreshments (Prostitution during the Civil War)

Elizabeth Topping

The HL Hunley: The Rest of the Story

John Spaziola

2:30-3:20 pm

Enjoy a lively Press Conference with Presidents Davis & Lincoln

Dave Walker & Bob Brugler

Maj Gen AC Voris Akron’s Highest Ranking Soldier

Ted Dudra

HERSTORY: Heroines, Horses and the Homefront in Historical Fiction

Joy Fowler

$10.00 each conference 

 Conference fees help offset the Ball expenses

Complimentary Jackson Conference Room 

Ladies may use this as a dressing room and later the musicians will store their instruments overnight.

Presidential Hallway with Vendors (Sutlers)

Vendors are welcome to bring their table lamps and floor lamps for additional lighting