Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

Public Talks and Appearances

Speaking HHA Oct 2014
Speaking at the annual Houston History Conference, October 2014. Courtesy HHA.

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From time to time I have the opportunity to give a public presentation on my research. These are a lot of fun for me, and (I hope) informative for the audience. On this page I’ll keep a listing of upcoming presentations and appearances. Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Talks and Events

 

Captain Dave versus the Yankees
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Friendswood Public Library
416 S Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, Texas 77546
 
Blockade Running on the Texas Coast
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Houston Maritime Museum
2204 Dorrington
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Subject TBA
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Henry Martyn Stringfellow Home
7902 Highway 6
Hitchcock, Texas 77563
 

 

 

Past Talks and Events

The Steamboat Laura and the Coming of the Texas Revolution (presentation)
Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Texas Navy Days
Stahlman Park, Brazoria County
For tickets and information, call 979-233-7330 or e-mail dortha-at-fortvelasco-dot-org.
 
Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (presentation and signing)
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Arlington, Texas
 
The Blockade Runner Will o’ the Wisp: Lost and Found, and Found Again (presentation)
Friday, October 24
Texas Archeological Society Annual Meeting
Embassy Suites in San Marcos, Texas
Registration info here.
 
Captain Dave Versus the Yankees (presentation)
10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 8, 2014
Friends of the Clayton Genealogical Library Meeting
5300 Caroline
Houston, Texas
 
Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (presentation and signing)
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Houston History Book Fair
Julia Ideson Library, Houston Public Library
550 McKinney
Houston, Texas
 
Inseparable Enemies: Galveston and Houston in the Nineteenth Century (presentation and signing)
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6 p.m.
Galveston College Fall Lecture Series
Abe and Annie Siebel Wing, Cheney Student Center
Galveston College
39th Street and Avenue Q
Galveston, Texas
 
Captain Dave Versus the Yankees
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 10 a.m.
Terry;’s Texas Rangers Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy
George Memorial Library
Richmond, Texas

 Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (presentation and signing)
Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Brazoria County Historical Museum
100 E. Cedar Street
Angleton, Texas

Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (signing only)
Saturday, June 28, 2-4 p.m.
Galveston Bookshop
317 23rd Street
Galveston, Texas
 
Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (signing only)
Sunday, June 29, 1 to 3 p.m.
Eighteen Seventy-One
2217 Strand
Galveston, Texas
 

Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast
June 12, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet St.
Houston, Texas

 
For-Profit Patriots: Civil War Blockade Runners of the Texas Coast
SCV John Bell Hood Camp No. 50
March 19, 2012
Shrimp n’ Stuff, 39th and Avenue O
Galveston, Texas 77550
 
Blockade Runners of the Texas Coast
Houston Museum of Natural Science
March 27, 2012
Houston, Texas
 
For-Profit Patriots: Civil War Blockade Runners of the Texas Coast
Galveston Historical Foundation Summer Lecture Series
July 15, 2012
Menard Hall, 33rd and Avenue O
Galveston, Texas 77550
 
For-Profit Patriots: Civil War Blockade Runners of the Texas Coast
Terry’s Texas Rangers Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy
October 1, 2012 at 10 a.m.
George Memorial Library
1001 Golfview Drive
Richmond, Texas 77469
 
For-Profit Patriots: Civil War Blockade Runners of the Texas Coast
Houston Archaeological Society
October 18, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Room 103, Anderson Hall, Building 20
The University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose
Houston, Texas 77006
Free and Open to the Public
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Houston History Book Fair & Symposium
Saturday, November 10, 2012, 10 to 4 p.m.
Book Talk, 1:30 p.m. in the Reading Room
Julia Ideson Building
500 McKinney Street
Houston, Texas
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Signing, Galveston Bookshop
Saturday, November 17, 2012, 2 to 4 p.m.
317 23rd Street
Galveston, Texas
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Signing, The Admiralty
(with Jim Schmidt, author of Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom)
Sunday, December 2, 2012, 11 to 3 p.m.
Dickens on the Strand (Festival Admission required)
2221 The Strand
Galveston, Texas
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Lecture and Signing, Houston Maritime Museum
Thursday, December 13, 7 p.m.
2204 Dorrington Street
Houston, Texas
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Signing, G. Lee Gallery (with other great authors)
Saturday, December 15, 2012, Noon to 5 p.m.
2215 Postoffice Street
Galveston, Texas
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Lecture and Signing, Brazoria County Historical Museum
Thursday, December 20, 6:30 p.m.
100 E. Cedar Street
Angleton, Texas      
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Brazos Bookstore
(with Jim Schmidt, author of Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom)
January 10, 2013 at 7 p.m.
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas 77005
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Talk and Signing
Jean Laffite Society
April 9, 2013 (Time TBA)
Meridian Towers Retirement Center
23rd Street and Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, Texas
 
Cotton by Rail to the Sea
Book Talk and Signing, Burton Cotton Gin Museum
24th Annual Cotton Gin Festival
April 20, 2013 (Time TBA)
307 North Main
Burton, Texas
 
Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Talk and Signing
Galveston Historical Foundation Menard Summer Lecture Series
Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 2 p.m. Tickets required.
Menard Hall, 33rd and Avenue
Galveston, Texas 77550

 

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