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McClung Museum 8th Annual Civil War Lecture Series

601 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
601 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902


  • Date(s): April 29, 2018 to April 29, 2018
  • Event Times: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Location: East Tennessee History Center

The McClung Museum’s 8th annual Civil War Lecture series, given by Civil War Curator Joan Markel, will be held at 2 p.m. one Sunday each month, January–April 2018 in the McClung Museum Auditorium. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Civil War Lecture Series: November 1863 and the Battle of Fort Sanders, Back to Basics
01/28/2018 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Civil War Lecture Series: Civil War Era Historic Structures in Knoxville, a Virtual Tour 
02/18/2018 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Civil War Lecture Series: South of the River, Developments in Knoxville’s Historic Preservation Efforts - 03/25/2018 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Civil War Lecture Series: Soldiers and Civilians, History as Documented by the Social Life of an Occupied City - 04/29/2018 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This month’s lecture is “November 1863 and the Battle of Fort Sanders, Back to Basics,” and will re-examine the primary sources safe-keeping our knowledge of that fateful time when the eyes of the nation were focused on the Civil War as it unfolded in East Tennessee. Markel and Steve Dean, board member of the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable, will review the rich cartographic, photographic, and documentary evidence.


McClung Museum 8th Annual Civil War Lecture Series