Archaeology of the Civil War
FOFA Spring Symposium 2012
James Lee Community Center, Monroe Gymnasium • 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, Virginia
Saturday, March 31, 2012
9:00 – 9:05 FCPA Welcome, Dr. Liz Crowell, Branch Manager, CRMPB, FCPA
9:05 – 9:10 FOFA Welcome, Sallie Lyons, President, FOFA
9:10 – 9:20 Sharon Bulova, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
9:20 – 10:15 Dr. Stephen R. Potter, Regional Archaeologist, National Capital Region,
National Park Service
Antietam and the Archaeology of Tactics
10:15 – 10:30 BREAK
10:30 – 11:00 Dr. Matthew Reeves, Director of Archaeology, Montpelier Foundation
Home is where the Woods Are: An Analysis of a Civil War Camp
Complex at James Madison’s Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia
11:00 – 11:30 Dr. Bernard K. Means, Director, Virtual Creation Laboratory,
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virtual Archaeology and the Realities of War: Creating 3D Digital Models of Civil War Artifacts
11:30 – 1:00 LUNCH (On your own; please see Symposium packet for list of nearby restaurants.)
1:00 – 1:30 Wally Owen, Assistant Director, Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site
Alexandria’s Crimean Ovens
1:30 – 2:00 Kerri Holland, Assistant Archaeologist, John Milner Associates, Inc.
4th Month, No Money . . . No Rations . . . No Pants . . . No Patriotism:
Metal Detector Investigations at the Blenheim Estate in Fairfax City
2:00 – 2:15 BREAK
2:15 – 2:45 Kerry Gonzalez, Lab Director, Dovetail Cultural Resource Group, Inc.
“A Scene of Horror Such as I Never Saw”: A Look at the Great Fredericksburg Region during
the Civil War
2:45 – 3:15 Joseph F. Balicki, Associate Director, John Milner Associates, Inc.
Dr. Liz Crowell, Branch Manager, CRMPB, Fairfax County Park Authority
Fortifying, Fighting, and Foraging: Th e American Civil War in Fairfax County, Virginia
3:15 – 3:25 Screening of Gunston Hall’s Seeds of Independence 2012 Short Film
Between the Lines: Free Blacks Living on Mason’s Neck during the Civil War
3:25 – 3:30 CLOSING
Presentations are the intellectual property of the
speakers; audio and video recordings are prohibited.
Still photography is permitted.
If accommodations or alternate formats are needed,
please call 703-324-8563, TTY 703-803-3354.