Speaking Request and Upcoming Events

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Allen is available to speak to your group. Currently, we are only offering Zoom programs. Speaking fees include travel costs and an honorarium. Please see the following list of possible topics:


Please contact me to arrange a time to speak to your group.

 Short Courses

  • The American Civil War – An Overview of the American Civil War

  • Voices of the Civil War – Songs and Letters

  • Civil War Photography – 3d Images of the

  • From West Point to Fort Sumter – Presentation based on Allen’s book Preparing for Disunion – West Point Commandants and the Training of Civil War Leaders

  • The Civil War – From Springfield to Fort Sumter

  • The Turning Point of the Civil War – Presentation based on Allen’s book Teacher of Civil War Generals – Major General Charles Ferguson Smith, Soldier and West Point Commander

  • The Major Civil War Battles of 1861

  • Texas in the Civil War – Texas Supplied Troops and Provisions for the Confederate Army – Discussion of Battles in Texas – Engineering Company and Torpedo Bureau

Upcoming Events

Allen Depot Station

March 25, 2023 – 1:00-3:00 pm

Mr. Ebenezer Allen living historian presentation and book signing.

A Visit with Ebenezer Allen

SAIL Campus – Collin College

June 22, 2023 – 10:30-11:30 am

Mr. Ebenezer Allen living historian PowerPoint presentation.

Writing Class – Introduction

Sam Johnson Recreation Center

Dates July 5, 19, 26, and August 2

Time: 10:30-11:30 am

Request Speaker

1 Response to Speaking Request and Upcoming Events

  1. Peter Kemble Oliver says:

    Please email me . I have more letters from C. F. Smith to my great grandmother Fanny.


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