March 27, 2021   Virtual Civil War Symposium  9 am - 3 pm


THE COMING FURY: Dissolution of the American Union (1859-1861)

Presentations and panel discussions are VIRTUAL through ZOOM.

Symposium Registration fee:    $15.00 per household


Symposium Registration fee & Boy in Blue book: $35

With your registration, we’re offering a discount on the commemorative, limited edition book, The Boy in Blue: Blue Earth County Minnesota’s Civil War Memorial (Retail value: $35) Choose to have book shipped or save us the shipping cost and pick up in North Mankato)



1. Download and complete registration form and mail with a check to the address on the form. Must be postmarked by March 20, 2021.

2. Download and complete registration form and email. Please pay online by March 25:


  Registration Only             Registration & Book              Donation





2021 Presentations and Speakers

Download the Prelude to the 2021 Symposium with suggested reading list.




                                                                  Register before March 20th for your name to

                                                        be entered into a drawing for a copy of

                                                            His Truth is Marching On by Bryce O. Stenzel.





Boys in Blue Stories


 A series of videos filmed by the Boy in Blue Committee to honor the Civil War veterans in Blue Earth County, MN. 

James Cannon

General James H. Baker

Milton Hanna

Now available to view on our YouTube channel. 

More stories will be released in the coming months. Please check back. 

Thank you to all who have attended our fundraising events.

Pictures from these events are posted on our facebook page.

Check these out and "Like" our page!

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