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Registration & Updates

Anyone is welcome to register for the Annual Conference; feel free to invite friends & family to attend.

Step 1: Register

Step 2: Select Tours

Teachers & Students:

    • If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Repasi at 800-298-7878 ext. 7229 or brepasi@civilwar.org

Location

The following is the hotel where events will take place; attendees must make their own reservation and may choose other accommodations

Omni Richmond Hotel

100 South 12th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, USA


See hotel details for event attendee discounts and other hotel suggestions »

Annual Conference

Richmond, Virginia

"The Road to Appomattox"

This summer, experience the final events of the Civil War with Civil War Trust members and staff — along with some of the nation's elite historians — for four days of camaraderie and Civil War touring at some of America's great Civil War battlefields in Virginia.

Conference Registration Fee includes tours, tour guides, coaches, conference program, name tags, breakfast, lunch, and a Saturday Banquet. Fee does not include hotel registration; attendees must make their own reservations.

Schedule | Hotel | Fees | ScholarshipsExhibit Hall

Tours

North Anna to the Pamunkey River; Battles of Haw’s Shop, Totopotomoy Creek, and Cold Harbor; Breakthrough at Petersburg; Lee’s Retreat, Part 1; Lee’s Retreat, Part 2; Historic Homes and Gardens (Friday only); Richmond Today (Saturday only)

Confirmed Speakers

Chris Calkins, Emmanuel Dabney, Antonio Emaleh, Gary Gallagher, A. Wilson Greene, Robert E. L. Krick, Gordon Rhea, Patrick Schroeder, Dick Sommers

Schedule

Tentative Itinerary

Wednesday, June 3

  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmRegistration open
  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmExhibits open
  • 8:00 to 9:00 pmOpening lecture

Thursday, June 4

  • 6:30 am to 8:00 amBreakfast buffet
  • 7:30 am to 2:00 pmRegistration Open
  • 8:00 am to NoonHistory Talks
  • 8:00 am to 12:30 pmTour off site for Color Bearers
  • 8:00 am to 9:00 pmExhibits open
  • 1:00 pm to 5:00 pmOpening lunch and panel discussion/lecture
  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pmReception and Author Dinner for Color Bearers

Friday, June 5

  • 6:30 am to 8:00 amBreakfast buffet
  • 7:00 am to 9:00 amExhibits open (closed down after today)
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pmOff-site touring

Saturday, June 6

  • 6:30 am to 8:00 amBreakfast buffet
  • 7:30 am to 5:00 pmOff-site touring
  • 6:30 pm to 10:30 pmReception, Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Sunday, June 7

  • 8:00 am to 10:00 amBreakfast, Civil War History Talk andQ&A Session with Trust President, Jim Lighthizer

Booking Your Hotel

Events, History Talks, and Tours will take place at the Official Annual Conference Hotel; however conference attendees must make their own reservation and may choose other accommodations.

Official Annual Conference Hotel

Omni Richmond Hotel

100 S. 12th Street
Richmond, VA

(800) THE-OMNI

Register Online

Call 800-THE-OMNI and ask for the Civil War Trust 2015 Annual Conference group room rate. Room reservations must be made by Tuesday, May 19, 2015 before 5 pm to get group ro0m rate.

Room rate: $132+tax/night

Valet parking is $20+tax/night

 Conference Fees

Internet Regular Registration

$565 per person

To take advantage of the internet regular rate, you must sign up for the 2015 conference online by January 30, 2015. Sorry, the early bird registration rate period has passed.

After December 15, 2014

$565 (online registration rate per person)
$575 (over the phone or mail in registration per person) 

After January 31, 2015

$595 (online registration rate per person)
$605 (over the phone or mail in registration per person)

Cancellation Fees

Before January 31 - Full Refund
January 31 to February 28 - Refund of registration fee, minus $100
After February 28 - We apologize, but no refunds after this date

 Scholarship Program

For Teachers and College Students

Through the generosity of our donors, the Civil War Trust is pleased to offer ten (10) full scholarships to attend the 2015 Annual Conference in Richmond, Virginia on June 4 – 7, 2015. There will be six (6) STUDENT scholarships. These are available to COLLEGE students that are studying, and have an interest in the Civil War. In addition, there will be four (4) TEACHER scholarships available. These are available to current teachers who are enthusiastic about teaching about the Civil War in their classrooms. These full conference scholarships include registration fees, travel expenses and hotel accommodations for the duration of the conference.

If you are interested in applying for one of these scholarships, please visit www.civilwar.org/conferencescholarship to learn more about the program, and to apply before February 27, 2015.

 Exhibit Hall Registration

Reserve Your Space Now

Are you an author or non-profit organization interested in putting your name in front of hundreds of the Civil War Trust’s most dedicated members? Are you ready to share your Civil War passion by showcasing your product? Do you want to participate in the final annual conference of the Sesquicentennial? Then join the Civil War Trust’s exhibit hall in Richmond, VA from June 3 – 5, 2015. Along with other non-profit organizations, authors, and dedicated preservationists, you will have a unique opportunity to meet hundreds of enthusiastic battlefield preservationists while spreading the word of your good work.

Please contact Bonnie Repasi at brespasi@civilwar.org or 202-367-1881 x7229 for additional information or registration forms.

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