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* 2023 Scholarly Seminar - Download the flyer for the meeting showing the date, time, program, etc.

Come and Join Us as We Celebrate Texas History!

November 3-4, 2023
Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas
Hosted by Dr. Donald S. Frazier, Director, The Texas Center

“Narratives of accomplishment create heroes.
Narratives of victimhood create resentment.”

 ~ Phillip Leigh, online blog 23 July 2023

Registration Information

You may attend one or both events!

Friday Evening: Mamacitas Restaurant, 6:00-8:30
Dinner and Speaker $30.00
215 Junction Highway, Kerrville TX 78028
Speaker: Ben Friberg, Creative Content Producer, The Texas Center
Saturday Seminar: The Junkin Center, Schreiner University
4 Outstanding Speakers, Vendors, plus Lunch: $85.00

(Student discounts available.)
Click here to go directly to the Square Payment Site:
Click here for REVISED Registration form pdf

You can go online to download a Campus Map:
(Parking at Beer Garden across the street)


Hotel Group Booking: Hampton Inn, Kerrville, Texas
2038 Sidney Baker Street, Kerrville, Texas, 78028, USA • 830-257-0600
Includes a hot breakfast.
We have blocked 10 king rooms and 15 double queen rooms for 3 days.
Thursday, November 2 is $139.
Friday and Saturday, November 3 and 4 is $169. (Tax not included.)
Our group rate will be listed as "HTBAR";
use this when you call to book your rooms.
NOTE:  The rate expires on October 2, 30 days before use.


Dr. Donald S. Frazier
Dr. Donald S. Frazier
Topic: "Tom Green, Texan"
Director of The Texas Center at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas. Author:

  • Blood & Treasure: Confederate Empire in the Southwest
  • Frontier Texas: History of a Borderland to 1880
  • Cottonclads!: The Battle of Galveston and the Defense of the Texas Coast
  • Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi
  • Thunder Across the Swamp: The Fights for the Lower Mississippi, February-May 1863
  • Fire in the Cane Field: The Federal Invasion of Louisana and Texas, January 1861-January 1863
  • Tempest over Texas: The Fall and Winter Campaigns of 1863-1864


Jeffrey W. Hunt
Jeffrey W. Hunt
Topic: “Meade and Lee After Gettysburg:
The Final Forgotten Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, July 14-31, 1863”
Director, Texas Military Museum, Camp Mabry. Author:
  • Meade and Lee at Bristoe Station: The Problems of Command and Strategy after Gettysburn, from Brandy Station to the Buckland Races, August 1 - October 31, 1863
  • Meade and Lee at Rappahonnock Station: The Army of the Potomac''s First Post-Gettysburg Offensive, from Kelly's Ford to the Rapidan, October 21 to November 20, 1863
  • Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from Falling Waters to Culpeper Court House, July 14-31, 1863
  • The Last Battle of the Civil War: Palmetto Ranch
Joseph L. (Joe) Owen
Joseph L. (Joe) Owen
Topic: "A Texan First:
Color Sgt. George A. Branard, 1st Texas Infantry, Recalls The Civil War."
Independent Historian & Park Ranger, at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, Johnson City, Texas. Author:
  • Unceasing Fury: Texans at the Battle of Chickamauga, September 18-20, 1863, with Scott L. Mingus, Sr.
  • A Fiine Introduction to Battle: Hood's Texas Brigade at The Battle of Eltham's Landing, May 7, 1862
  • Texans at Gettysburg: Blood and Glory with Hood's Texas Brigade Paperback – March 16, 2016 with Randy S. Drais
  • A Texan First: Color Sgt. George A. Branard of the 1st Texas Recalls the Civil War, with Scott L. Mingus, Sr.
Edward T. Cotham
Edward T. Cotham
Topic: “Civil War Naval Battles on the Texas Coast”
Independent Historian and a Texas Marine Steward. Author:
  • Juneteenth: The Story Behind the Celebration
  • Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston
  • Sabine Pass: The Confederacy’s Thermopylae
  • The Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine: The Illustrated Note-Book of Henry O. Gusley
  • A Busy Week in Texas: Ulysses S. Grant’s 1880 Visit to the Lone Star State

Saturday will include Brief Sketches by:

Dr. Brett Derbes, Editor, Handbook of Texas:
"Connecting with the Civil War— Online and IRL" (In Real Life)
Martha Hartzog, President Emerita, Hood’s Texas Brigade Association:
"Brief History of the Three Memorial Stained Glass Windows to Texas Units"