The Washington Times - January 28, 2009, 04:43PM

The Museum of the Confederacy and the Library of Virginia co-sponsor

"Generals Behaving Badly" 2009 Symposium February 21, 2009 9:30 a.m.until 4:00 p.m.
The Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

This all day event will explore a topic that lies at the intersection of
interesting people and historically significant events. It will offer
vignettes and appraisals of both Confederate and Federal "Generals
Behaving Badly." The lectures will probe the life stories of the
fascinating characters and assess how their cantankerous, eccentric, or
insubordinate behavior affected their performance as military
Speakers include Hunter Lesser, author of Rebels at the
Gate: Lee and McClellan on the Front Line of a Nation Divided, John V.
Quarstein, historian for the city of Hampton and author of several books
about the war on the Virginia Peninsula, Robert K. Krick, former chief
historian at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
and author of numerous books, and Edwin C. Bearss, chief historian
emeritus of the National Park Service and legendary battlefield guide.

The cost is $35 for members of the museum and donors to the library or
$50 for non-members. A box lunch is included in the fee. Registration is
required and space is limited. 

For more information or to register visit or call Linda
Lipscomb at
804-649-1861 x. 32.