Civil War Symposium


Every March, the Clark County Historical Society offers a one day detailed exploration of the American Civil War. This year’s theme is the Battle of Gettysburg, fought July 1–3, 1863, and considered the turning point of the war. Join our military historians as we explore the battle itself, its participants, and its aftermath. 

WHEN: Saturday, March 2nd from 9AM to 4PM
WHERE: Hellmuth Rotating Gallery in The Heritage Center, 117 S. Fountain Ave.
Continental breakfast & lunch will be provided.


Kent Masterson Brown

As President and Content Developer for Witnessing History, LLC, Kent has written, hosted and produced many broadcast and DVD documentaries, including  “Lincoln in Kentucky”, “Lincoln in Illinois-1832-1860”, “Henry Clay”, and “Daniel Boone and the Opening of the West”.

James Hessler

James A. Hessler is a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg. He is the award-winning author of Sickles at Gettysburg, the recipient of the Bachelder Coddington Award and Gettysburg Civil War Round Table Distinguished Book Award, and co-author of Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg.

Britt Isenberg

Britt C. Isenberg is a full-time Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park since 2014. He has been published in several Civil War periodicals through writing and photography, and is the author of The Boys Fought Like Demons (2016), a regimental history of the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry.


In memory of Larry McCoy.

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Our Major Generals

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