The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the National Park Service will be hosting a symposium titled An Empire In Extent: The Civil War West of the Mississippi from August 9-11 at the University of Arkansas Global Campus in Fayetteville. The sponsors have lined up the following speakers: Ernesto Chavez, Bradley R. Clampitt, William C. Davis, Wilma King, Carl Moneyhon, Dwight T. Pitcaithley, Linda Reed, Daniel Sutherland, Jerry Thompson, Mary Jane Warde, and Steven E. Woodworth. These scholars will be presenting an array of enticing talks plus there will be a tour of the Pea Ridge battlefield. Go to the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial website to register and to check out the full schedule. Hope to see you there!