Tag: Book Signing

Roundtable: Petersburg’s Regiment: The 12th Virginia Infantry

Join speaker John Horn as he share the story of “Petersburg’s Regiment: The 12th Virginia Infantry”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month 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… Read more »

Roundtable: The New Market Campaign

Join speaker Sarah Bierle as she discusses “The New Market Campaign.” The Battle of New Market took place on May 15, 1864 during what is known as the Valley Campaigns of 1864. A larger Union force being the Army of the Shenandoah under Major General Franz Sigel was defeated while confronting a smaller Confederate force… Read more »

25th Anniversary Civil War Symposium: The Magnificent 7

Park Members pay $315 per person and non-members pay $349. The price includes all lectures, the Friday night reception, two mid-morning coffee breaks, two lunches, and the Saturday night banquet. Space is limited and reservations are required. A letter of confirmation will be sent to registrants. Speakers & Topics Include: Dr. Peter S. Carmichael, Director,… Read more »

Roundtable: Fredericksburg’s Forgotten Fight

Join speaker Frank O’Reilly who will discuss “Fredericksburg’s Forgotten Fight”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month 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… Read more »

Roundtable: The Lawrence, Kansas Massacre

Join speaker Matthew Hulbert, author and professor as he discusses “The Lawrence, Kansas Massacre”. The irregular warfare along the borderlands of Missouri and Kansas saw guerrilla fighters known as pro-Confederate bushwhackers or pro-Union jayhawkers attack small detachments of soldiers and terrorize civilian communities. U.S. senator James H. Lane led a raid by pro-Union against the… Read more »

Roundtable: The Fight for the Old North State

Speaker Hampton Newsome will discuss the fighting and struggles during the Civil War in North Carolina in his presentation titled, “The Fight for the Old North State.” In early January of 1864, Confederate General Robert E. Lee would write a dispatch that set into motion one of the the last Confederate offensives of the war…. Read more »

Roundtable: The Lee-Jackson Partnership

Join speaker Christopher Keller as he discusses command decision-making from his book, “The Lee-Jackson Partnership.” The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month 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… Read more »

Roundtable: The Battle of Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864

Join speaker Lee White as he shares wartime insights from his book titled “Let Us Die Like men: The Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00… Read more »

Roundtable: Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee

Speaker Dr. Sheila Phipps will discuss topics from her book, “Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee”. Lee was an antebellum Richmond socialite and sister-in-law to the famous Confederate spy Rose O’Neal Greenhow. Lee participated in her own forms of covert work while living in Union occupied Winchester, Virginia. Copies of the book will… Read more »

Roundtable: Forged in Battle – The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers & White Officers

Speaker Joseph Glatthaar will discuss “Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers”. Just sixteen months after the Civil War began, the Federal government started to recruit black soldiers. This provided a unique opportunity for the 180,000 free blacks and former slaves to join the fight as United States Colored… Read more »