The 2012 Stephen Dill Lee InstituteTHE COSTS OF LINCOLN'S WAR
The Sons of Confederate Veterans bring Christmas greetings and ask you to make plans to attend our 2012 Stephen Dill Lee Institute in beautiful and historic Savannah, Georgia, on February 3-4 at the spectacular DeSoto Hilton Hotel. Registration to the Institute for SCV members and family is $125 per person. Non-SCV members are $150. Registration includes 3 meals on Saturday February 4 including breakfast, lunch and a banquet. Friday festivities include a Meet the Speakers evening to discuss history with our scholars beginning at 7pm. Saturday morning the Institute will begin at 8:30am. Exact times for each speaker will be announced.. Please visit our website at www.StephenDLeeInstitute.com for registration and hotel details.
We are pleased to announce our speakers for the Institute.
Jonathan White "Calculating the Value of the Union: Physical costs of the War to Prevent Southern Independence"
Ronald Kennedy "Liberty: The Price of Federal Supremacy"
David Aiken Lincoln's Blood Money and the financial impact of the war
Donald Livingston "How Lincoln's War derailed Constitutional Liberty"
Douglas Bostick "Colored Troops for Work": The Union Army's Assessment and Use of Black Troops
Michael Scruggs " Advent of the Federal financial system"
Anyone who has ever attended a Stephen Dill Lee Institute meeting has come away with a newfound understanding of American history. Please mark your calendar for February 3-4. 2012, and join us in Savannah.
If you have a question please contact Brag Bowling at 804-389-3620.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT A LIMITED AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS ARE PRESENTLY AVAILABLE.