Tag: Roundtable

Roundtable: Battle of Glendale

Join speaker Doug Crenshaw as he shares the story of “The Battle of Glendale.” 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: John Brown’s Raid

Join speaker Kevin Pawlak as he shares the story of “John Brown’s Raid: Harpers Ferry and the Coming of the Civil War.” 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… Read more »

Roundtable: Marching Masters

Join speaker Dr. Colin Woodward as he shares the story of “Marching Masters: Slaves, Race, and the Confederate Army.” 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… Read more »

Roundtable: Cleburne Saves the Day: The Battle of Ringgold

Join speaker Jerry Desmond, Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park as he shares, “Cleburne Saves the Day, The Battle of Ringgold, November 27, 1863.” Following a disgraceful defeat at Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 25, 1863, Confederate General Braxton Bragg needed someone to protect the rear of the Army of Tennessee and its… Read more »

Roundtable: Attack at Daylight and Whip Them

Join speaker Greg Mertz as he shares the story of his book titled, “Attack at Daylight and Whip Them: The Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862.” 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… Read more »

Roundtable: Six Days of Awful Fighting

Speaker Eric Wittenberg will discuss, “Six Days of Awful Fighting: Cavalry Operations on the Road to Cold Harbor.” Most students of the Civil War are familiar with the terrible infantry fighting that occurred on June 1-3, 1864 at Cold Harbor in Hanover County, Virginia. Many however, are unfamiliar with the concerted cavalry fighting that took… Read more »

Roundtable: Stephen A. Swails: Black Freedom Fighter

Join speaker Gordon Rhea as he shares the story of “Stephen A. Swails: Black Freedom Fighter in the Civil War and Reconstruction.” Stephen Atkins Swails was a free Black in the North prior to the American Civil War. Swails would join the war effort and become the first African American combat officer in the United… Read more »

Roundtable: The Army of the Potomac on the Overland & Petersburg Campaigns

Join speaker Steven Sodergren as he shares the story of “The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns.” The final year of the Civil War found the Army of the Potomac endured months of brutal trench warfare and fighting against their Confederate adversaries. Sondergren will explore the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns where… Read more »

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.” Horn spent decades researching the 12th Virginia Infantry through searching archives and uncovering scores of previously unknown accounts. In his book, Petersburg’s Regiment: The 12th Virginia Infantry, Horn shares personal glimpses of the men who served from the hanging… 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 »