Reflections on the Civil War in Missouri

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This day-long symposium features several authors and experts speaking on a wide range of Civil War topics.

Session I
9:30am - 10:30am
Introduction - Marshal Hier

Featured Speaker - Kenneth Winn
“Taking Missouri Slavery to Court” White Masters and Black Slaves in the Era of Dred Scott”
Comments - Marshal Hier

Session II
11:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction - Louis Gerteis

Featured Speaker - William Winter
“How They Fought”
Comments - Louis Gerteis

Lunch Break
12:00pm - 1:15pm
“All For Union” - A costumed program portraying B. Gratz Brown memorializing General Nathaniel Lyon will be presented in the Lee Aud. at 12:45 by Barnes M. Bradshaw.

Session III
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Roundtable Discussion – Jeff Meyer, Pam Sanfilippo, Silvana Sidalli
“How We Remember the Civil War”

Session IV
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Introduction – William Winter

Featured Speaker - Jonathan K. Cooper-Wiele
The Battle of Athens Missouri



Louis Gerteis -- Professor of History, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Marshal Hier -- Civil War Historian

Jeff Meyer – Missouri History Museum Curator

Pam Sanfilippo – Historian, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

Silvana Sidalli -- Professor of History, St. Louis University

Kenneth Winn – Librarian, Missouri Supreme Court

William Winter – Civil War Historian

Jonathan K. Cooper-Wiele; Author and Historian