See You in Springfield

This weekend the Abraham Lincoln Association, in conjunction with the University of Illinois-Springfield and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, will present a two-day symposium on Lincoln and 1862.  Speakers include James Oakes, Chandra Manning, Ethan Rafuse, and Howard Jones; the schedule can be found here.

No word yet on my talk: “Looking for His Eli: Lincoln Searches for a General, 1862.”