Lynchburg Civil War Round Table

The Lynchburg Civil War Roundtable, like roundtables across the nation, gathers regularly to explore a diverse array of topics relating to the American Civil War. Our roundtable has met continuously for more than forty years, and has hosted local, regional, and national historians and authors. Past presenters have included William C. Davis, Ed Bearss, Kent Masterson Brown, Robert Hicks, James I. Robertson, Jr., and John Coski.

The Round Table meets monthly at Lynchburg Grand Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn Select), 601 Main Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504   Thanks and I'll see you Saturday night by the campfire! in Lynchburg and holds a social hour(6 pm), buffet dinner(7 pm), and program (7:45 pm).

 

Yearly membership in the Lynchburg Civil War Round Table is: $25 (single); $35 (family); $10 (student). Non members are also welcome at meetings and are $5 per guest.

A buffet dinner served at meetings and is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. 

Confirmed Speakers for 2022-2023

SEPTEMBER 14, 2022—DR. TIMOTHY H. SILVER: “AN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR.”

 

OCTOBER 12, 2022—DOUGLAS CRENSHAW: “THE SEVEN DAYS’ BATTLES.”

 

 NOVEMBER 9, 2022—KENT MASTERSON BROWN, ESQ.: “MEADE AT GETTYSBURG: A STUDY IN COMMAND.”

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2022*—LT. COL. (RET.) HAROLD M. KNUDSEN: “LONGSTREET: THE GENERAL WHO FOUGHT THE NEXT WAR.”

 

JANUARY 11, 2023—PATRICK A. SCHROEDER: “MYTHS OF LEE’S SURRENDER.”

 

FEBRUARY 8, 2023—GREGORY H. STARBUCK: “A TALE OF THREE CITIES: COMPARING AND CONTRASTING THE WARTIME EXPERIENCES OF PETERSBURG, LYNCHBURG, AND WINCHESTER.”

 

MARCH 8, 2023—JAMES A. HESSLER: “THE GETTYSBURG PEACH ORCHARD CONTROVERSY.”

 

APRIL 12, 2023—DR. GARY W. GALLAGHER: “THE WAR FOR UNION.”

 

MAY 10. 2023—STEPHEN CUSHMAN: “THE GENERALS’ CIVIL WAR: WHAT THEIR MEMOIRS CAN TEACH US TODAY.”

 

**Schedule is subject to change, based upon unforeseen circumstances and the availability of the speaker. 

 

Meeting Location: Lynchburg Grand Hotel, 601 Main Street, downtown Lynchburg

Meeting Time(s): 6pm Social Hour; 7pm Buffet Dinner; 7:45pm Program

Meeting Cost (Includes Dinner/Program): LCWRT Members-$20; Non-Members-$25

Meeting Cost (Program Only): LCWRT Members-FREE; Non-Members-$5

Contact: Kevin Shroyer, President-Email: yankreb1863@aol.com or 434-665-8046

General questions about the Civil War Round Table?

Contact Round Table President Kevin Shroyer via email at yankreb1863@aol.com