Tag: Roundtable

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 »

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: Confederate Supply & Logistics

Speaker Zachary Pittard will discuss “Considering What Has Been Said of Their Condition:’ Confederate Supply and Logistics.” Civil War armies were no different than any other army at any time in history. When it comes to supplies and logistics, soldiers need to be clothed, fed, housed and horses and mules need to be acquired, cared… Read more »

Roundtable: Baseball in the Civil War

Join speaker Jerry Desmond, Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park as he shares a history and stories from America’s pastime with his presentation titled, “It Will Repair Our Losses and be a Blessing: Baseball in the Civil War.” Baseball is believed to have evolved from an older bat-and-ball game in Great Britain and Ireland known… 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 »