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October 2019

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Ed Bearss will not be with us for the October PCWRT meeting. Instead, our own Director of Education, Interpretation, Visitor Services & Collections, Tim Talbott will speak on "Visionary or Iconoclastic: Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne and His Proposal to Emancipate and Arm Slaves for the Confederacy.” October's Round Table guest speaker is the nationally recognized award-winning author and historian Ed Bearss. Mr. Bearss will be speaking on the "April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks".  Mr.…

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23rd Annual Civil War Symposium

October 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join us for the 23rd Annual Civil War Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park in 2019 and hear from some of the nation's greatest Civil War scholars as they talk about "Small Battles, Big Results". The authors and topics are as follows: Mr. Peter Cozzens - Battle of Iuka Mr. Jerry Desmond - Battle of Ringgold Mr. Rod Gragg - Battle of Fort Fisher Mr. Jeff Hunt - Battle of Mine Run Mr. James Morgan - Battle of Ball's Bluff Dr.…

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December 2019

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join us as we welcome Stephen Davis who currently serves as the Book Review editor  for the Civil War News. His presentation is titled, “Hood's Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood's Did Not.” Steve has been a Civil War buff since the 4th grade. He attended Emory University, and studied under the renowned Civil War historian Bell Wiley. After a Master’s degree in American history from the University of North Carolina…

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January 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

January 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Speakers William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum will discuss “The CSS Richmond”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except 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…

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February 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Speaker Chris Bingham will discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except 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…

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Celebrate Black History Month

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Celebrate Black History Month with Elvatrice Belsches on February 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. as she speaks on “Making a Place for Themselves: A Survey of the Free Black Experience in Richmond and Petersburg, 1800-1865.” Belsches' will share rare photos, primary source documents, and narratives surrounding the African-American experience of freedmen in the Richmond region. Elvatrice Belsches is a public historian and co-founder of the Central Virginia African-American Genealogical and Historical Society. She has lectured nationally on the topics of…

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March 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Speaker John Mountcastle will discuss “When War Came This Way: Women’s Experiences during the Civil War in Virginia”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except 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…

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August 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join Dr. James Broomall on August 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. as he reveals "Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers" at the Petersburg Civil War Roundtable. Dr. Broomall is the Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War and an associate professor of History at Sheperd University located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Prior to joining the Shepard University staff, Broomall taught history at the University of North Florida…

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September 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join speaker Dr. Peter S. Carmichael as he takes attendees on a tale of adventure with "The Hicksford Raid" at the Petersburg Civil War Roundtable. The Hicksford Raid took place on December 7, 1864 when Union Major General Govereur K. Warren led 28,000 men south from petersburf to destroy the Petersburg Railroad between Stony Creek and the Meherrin River railroad bridge at Hicksford. If successful, this would sever the Confederate supply line. Gen. Warren and his force would be confronted…

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October 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join speaker Ray Brown, Chief of Interpretation and Cultural Resources Management at Manassas National Battlefield Park, as he presents his presentation on “Soldier Remains at Manassas and Battlefield Archaeology.” The Battle of Second Manassas was fought on August 28-30, 1862. This fierce contest between Confederate and Union forces resulted in approximately 22,000 casualties out of a total of around 112,000 men engaged in the fight. Two of the mortally wounded Union soldiers were taken to a field hospital where they…

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