Conference: "Borders, Boundaries, and Lines in the Civil War," Sept. 29-30

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September 29, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Mississippi, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Military History, Native American History / Studies, Slavery, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Center for Civil War Research and the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History invite you to attend the eleventh annual Conference on the Civil War to be held September 29-30 in Oxford, Mississippi. This year’s theme is “Borders, Boundaries, and Lines in the Civil War.” Dr. Christopher Phillips of the University of Cincinnati will deliver the keynote address entitled “Southern Cross, North Star: The Cultural Politics of Race and Irreconciliation on the Post-Civil War Middle Border” on Friday, September 29 at 6:30pm in room 107 of the Croft Institute. The 2017 Wiley-Silver Prize for Best First Book in Civil War History will also be awarded on September 29 at 4:00pm. The recipient this year is Matthew Hulbert, author of The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Civil War Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West.


The program of events for the conference can be found at For more information about the conference or the Wiley-Silver Prize, see or contact

Contact Info: 

Sarah Elliott
Doctoral Student and Graduate Assistant
Center for Civil War Research
Arch Dalrymple III Department of History
The University of Mississippi

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