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Sat, Apr 22


Online Meeting and Presentations

2023 Surratt Society Virtual Conference

This FREE event is open to all interested in history.

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2023 Surratt Society Virtual Conference
2023 Surratt Society Virtual Conference

Time & Location

Apr 22, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Online Meeting and Presentations


About the event

Join the Surratt Society for their 3rd annual virtual conference and meeting! Learn the latest Society happenings, participate in the election of the Society's Executive Committee, followed by two riveting presentationations by Kate Larson and Julian Sher.

Presenter: Kate Larson

Kate Larson, author of "The Assassin’s Accomplice:  Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln," will speak on “Civil War Memory and the Reimagining of Mary Surratt.” 

Presenter: Julian Sher Julian Sher will speak on his book, "The North Star—Canada and the Civil War Plots Against Lincoln," which will be released on April 25th.  It has been praised by assassination historians, including Ed Steers and Dave Taylor.  Sher’s latest book looks at how the Confederacy utilized Canada to their advantage, as well as at the lives of several Canadians who played instrumental roles in the war and in the pursuit of John Wilkes Booth.

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