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Roundtable: 1862 Peninsula Campaign

May 4, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join speaker J. Michael Moore as he shares the story of “The Peninsula Campaign.”

J. Michael Moore is employed by the City of Newport News and serves as curator for Lee Hall Mansion and Historic Endview. Moore received a bachelor of arts in history from Christopher Newport University and a master of arts in history
from Old Dominion University. During his tenure with the City, he has curated exhibits at several local historic sites, developed historic signage, and led battlefield tours in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Working with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, he has placed Causey’s Mill, Endview Plantation, Lee’s Mill, and Whitaker’s Mill on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition, Michael is a popular lecturer for CNU’s LifeLong Learning Society. Moore has co-authored two books – The
Peninsula Campaign of 1862: A Military Analysis in 2005 and Yorktown’s Civil War Siege: Drums Along the Warwick in 2012. In addition, he has served as the editor and photographic editor for twelve books and written articles for Virginia
Cavalcade, North & South, Military Collector & Historian, and Mulberry Island
Notes. In recognition of his work in public history, the Governor of Kentucky
commissioned Moore a Kentucky Colonel in 2014. He is a Newport News native
and resides in Historic Yorktown.

The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except for June, July and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information.


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Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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