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 2020-2021

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020—JAMES R. RADA, JR. TOPIC: “BATTLEFIELD ANGELS: THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY.”

 

OCTOBER 14, 2020—JAMES K. BRANDAU, TOPIC: “LIONS OF THE DAN: ARMISTEAD’S BRIGADE.”

 

NOVEMBER 11, 2020—DAVID T. DIXON, TOPIC: “THE LOST GETTYSBURG ADDRESS.”

 

DECEMBER 9, 2020—RONALD D. KIRKWOOD, TOPIC: “TOO MUCH FOR HUMAN ENDURANCE: THE GEORGE SPANGLER FARM AND THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG.”

 

JANUARY 13, 2021—CAROLINE E. JANNEY, TOPIC: “PAROLING GENERAL LEE’S ARMY AFTER APPOMATTOX.”

 

FEBRUARY 10, 2021—NATHAN M. RICHARDSON, TOPIC: “AN EVENING WITH FREDERICK DOUGLASS.”

 

MARCH 10, 2021—CORY M. PFARR, TOPIC: “LONGSTREET AT GETTYSBURG.”

 

APRIL 14, 2021—GREGG S. CLEMMER, TOPIC: “GENERAL EDWARD “ALLEGHANY” JOHNSON.”

 

May 12, 2021—PAUL KAHAN, TOPIC: “THE PRESIDENCY OF ULYSSES S. GRANT.”

 

**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 

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