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Department of History : Summer Seminar

2015 West Point Summer Seminar in Military History




The approved West Point Summer Seminar in Military History will take place 1-16 June 2015 at West Point and will highlight the American Civil War.  As such we will be spending six days travelling to Civil War battlefields and museums during the last year of the war’s centenary. One can expect to experience moderate physical exertion from tramping over a couple battlefields in June weather.  We will have guest speakers giving lectures, faculty discussing pedagogy, historical weapons displays and demonstrations, and of course a West Point orientation. Questions can be sent to MAJ Stephen Barker at the below address or CPT Eric Smith at  The application packet should include:  
Please send documents to MAJ Stephen Barker digitally at
***The NEW deadline for application is February 27, 2015.***