Schedule of Events

The Norwich University Peace and War Center Proudly Presents the 2018 Colby Award

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018

Norwich University undergraduate students and faculty will participate in a day-long experiental learning staff ride to the sites of the St. Albans Raid, the northernmost land action of the Civil War. This immersive learning event brings together living history, Saint Albans Museum exhibits, guest historians, and a walking tour of the raid sites. To learn more about how Norwich does experiential learning, visit norwich.edu.  

This staff ride is an academic event by invitation only. However, the Saint Albans Museum is open to the public and provides resources to visitors who wish to walk the sites of the raid. For more information, visit stamuseum.org

Presented in partnership with the Saint Albans Museum

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018

2:00–3:00 p.m. • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library, Norwich University

Richard S. Schultz ’60 Colby Symposium Fellow Thaddeus Booth Trudo ’20 presents original research on Norwich sharpshooters in the Civil War.

All are invited to attend.

3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library, Norwich University

Book Signing featuring:

Howard Coffin, author of The Battered Stars, Full Duty, Guns Over the Champlain Valley, and Nine Months to Gettysburg; Brian Matthew Jordan, author of Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War; Jerry Morelock, author of Generals of the Bulge: Leadership in the U.S. Army’s Greatest Battle; Kevin M. Levin, author of Remembering The Battle of the Crater: War as Murder; and 2018 Colby Award winner Steven E. Sodergren, author of The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865.

All are invited to attend. Light refreshments provided. 

7:00 p.m • Auditorium, Mack Hall, Norwich University

Presentation of the 2018 Colby Award

“The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865,” a talk by Steven E. Sodergren

All are invited to attend.