Barton Myers

Historian & Author

Talks & Locations

Upcoming Engagements, 2023

DARK MARVELS, HISTORY CHANNEL (A&E Networks), July and August 2023

University of Mississippi, Center for U.S. Civil War Research, Conference on the American Civil War, Special Roundtable Speaker, Oxford, MS, October 2023

Prior Speaking Engagements

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, HISTORY CHANNEL (A&E Networks), February 20-22, 2022

"America Civil War and the Ethics of Loyalty," W&L Institute for Honor Symposium, with Dr. Elizabeth Varon, University of Virginia, March 2022

Harrisburg (PA) Civil War Roundtable, April 2022

National Archives and Records Administration Youtube Channel with Dr. Paul D. Escott, Wake Forrest University, discuss Black Suffrage: Lincoln's Last Goal, May 2022

Virginia Military Institute, Rising Powers Conference, November 14-15, 2021

"Frederick Douglas and the Ethics of Historical Memory" W&L Institute for Honor Symposium, with Dr. David W. Blight, Yale University, March 2021

GRANT Documentary, HISTORY CHANNEL (A&E Networks)
May 25-27, 2020

"Presidential Leadership in Times of War"
Institute for Honor Symposium
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
March 6 - 7, 2020

A Civil War Murder(?) Mystery: The Death and Burial of Lt. John Rodgers Meigs
Northern Auditorium, Leyburn Library
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
4:30pm September 12, 2019

Civil War Memory and Lexington, Virginia
History Workshop Series, University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 17, 2019

Petersburg Civil War Roundtable
Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg, VA
May 2, 2019

University of Cambridge, UK
Mandingley Hall and Gardens
October 6-7, 2018

The Guerrilla Hunters: An Irregular History of the American Civil War
The Fitzpatrick Hotel in Washington, Georgia
Civil War Roundtable of Washington, Georgia, February 26, 2018

Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table
Canfield, OH, December 11, 2017

Loyalty and Espionage during the U.S. Civil War
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, October 23-24, 2017

'A Very God of War': General Robert E. Lee on the Front Lines of Battle.
Virginia Military Institute, Gillis Theater 11:05am (Marshall Hall), Lexington, VA, October 16, 2017

Author Talk with Brian McKnight on "The Guerrilla Hunters: Irregular Conflicts during the Civil War". Washington and Lee University, Leyburn Library 5pm, Lexington, VA, September 21, 2017

The American Civil War Museum
Richmond, VA, July 10, 2017

The Battles of Robert E. Lee
CSPAN, June 10, 2017
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Civil War Institute
Gettysburg College, June 10 & 11, 2017

The Art of Command during the American Civil War
Battlefield Travel Course (Teaching) May 2017

Washington and Lee Alumni Chapter
Cumberland Valley, Frederick, Maryland, April 10, 2017

McCormick Civil War Institute
Shenandoah University, VA, April 1, 2017

Kentucky Civil War Roundtable
Lexington, KY, March 20, 2017

Mellon Digital Humanities Workshop Series
Washington and Lee, Lexington, VA, March 1, 2017

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Teaching the "Art of Command" Civil War History class at Washington and Lee.