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Anyone is welcome to register for the Annual Conference; feel free to invite friends & family to attend. Registration for 2017 opens August 1st!

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Annual Conference

Chattanooga, Tennessee

“Last Best Chance: The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaigns”

Next summer, join the Civil War Trust members and staff — along with some of the nation's elite historians — for four days of camaraderie and Civil War touring in Chattanooga!

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.

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Confirmed Speakers

Keith Bohannon, Parker Hills, James Ogden, III, William Glenn Robertson and Brian Steele Wills.

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pmFull Day Optional Tour (additional fee will apply)
  • Noon to 5:00 pmHalf Day Optional Tour (additional fee will apply)
  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmRegistration open
  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmExhibit Hall open
  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmEvening Welcome Event

Thursday, June 8

  • 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 pmTours off site for The Color Bearers
  • 8:00 am to 9:00 pmExhibit Hall open
  • 1:00 pm to 2:30 pmOpening lunch
  • 2:30 pm to 5:00 pmKeynote History Talks
  • 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmHistorian Meet and Greet
  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pmReception and Author Dinner for The Color Bearers

Friday, June 9

  • 6:30 am to 8:00 amBreakfast buffet
  • 7:00 am to 9:00 amExhibit Hall open (closes after today)
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pmOff-site touring
  • 6:00 pm to 9:30 pmEvening Event TBA

Saturday, June 10

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

Sunday, June 11

  • 8:30am to 10:00 amBreakfast and Question and Answer Sessionwith Trust President, Jim Lighthizer

Headquarters  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 - Sold Out

The Chattanoogan

1201 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
www.chattanooganhotel.com 

Group room rate: $139+/night

Make your group reservation online »

Overflow Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown

407 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
1-423-756-5150
website 

Group room rate: $129++/night. This rate is good until May 8, 2017, or until the rooms sell out, whichever is first. Ask for the Civil War Trust group rate. (online reservation link coming soon)

Free transportation available, with drop off about 1 ½ to 2 blocks from The Chattanoogan. Learn more: http://www.carta-bus.org/maps/shuttlemap.pdf

 Conference Fees

Attendees of 2016 Conference

$560 per person - Code required, rate ends February 15, 2017

Standard Internet Registration

$580 per person - Early Bird online registration, rate through February 15

$605 per person - Online registration, rate after February 15

Phone and Mail-In Registration

$590 per person - Rate through February 15

$615 per person - Rate after February 15

Cancellation Fees

After March 15 - 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 eleven (11) full scholarships to attend the 2017 Annual Conference. There will be seven (7) STUDENT scholarships 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 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, as well as seven meals.

Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2017.  
For more information about this program and to apply, please visit www.civilwar.org/conferencescholarship »

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