Category Archives: Harrisburg CWRT

“Return to Bull Run: The Campaign and Battle of Second Manassas”

On Friday April 11th, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have John Hennessy speak to us. He is the author of more than 100 articles, reviews, and essays on the Civil War and preservation, most notably Return … Continue reading

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Harrisburg CWRT presents “Ordnance of Secession: General Josiah Gorgas, General Isaac St. John, and the Confederate Niter and Mining Bureau”

On Friday March 21st, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have Michael E. Lynch, a research historian at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, speak to us on the “Ordnance of Secession: General Josiah … Continue reading

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Harrisburg CWRT presents “To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September, 1862”

For our Friday February 28thmeeting, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have D. Scott Hartwig speaking to us on the subject “To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September, 1862″. Scott Hartwig recently retired after a 34-year … Continue reading

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’Give It To Them, My Tulips!:’ The Life and Death of Colonel Augustus Van Horne Ellis, 124th New York Infantry Regiment

On December 13th, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have one of our own members Ms. Linda Meeneghan give us an overview of Augustus Van Horne Ellis, colonel of the 124 New York Volunteers. He was killed … Continue reading

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“Abraham Lincoln and the Elections of 1863” is topic of Nov. meeting of Harrisburg CWRT

On Friday November 22nd, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have Dr. Mark E. Neely, a Pulitzer Prize winning author in History, speak to us about “Abraham Lincoln and the Elections of 1863”. Professor Neely will discuss … Continue reading

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Harrisburg CWRT presents “US Grant, Soldier and Statesman” at Oct. meeting

For our Friday October 25th meeting, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have Prof. Leonard J. Fullenkamp speak to us on the life and times of one of the Union’s best generals, Ulysses S. Grant.  Professor Fullenkamp … Continue reading

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The Battles of Ball’s Bluff and Edwards Ferry, October 21-22, 1861

The Harrisburg Civil War Round Table’s 55th season will kick-off Friday, September 27th, in the Governor’s Room B of the Radisson Convention Center. A lifelong Civil War enthusiast, Jim Morgan will speak to us on “The Battles of Ball’s Bluff … Continue reading

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Harrisburg CWRT presents “Studying and Understanding the Civil War”

The Harrisburg Civil War Round Table’s annual meeting of the 2012-2013 season will be held Friday, June 14th at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Convention Center. We are proud to have another member, Linda Niesen, speaking to us on … Continue reading

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Harrisburg CWRT to present “Fredericksburg – the Battlefield and Beyond”

On Friday May 31st, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have for our Wilbur S. Nye Memorial Lecture, Dr. George C. Rable. Professor Rable, the Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History at the University of Alabama, … Continue reading

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“Disaster at Shepherdstown, September 19-20, 1862” – Harrisburg CWRT April 2013 mtg.

For our Friday April 12th meeting, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have Professor Thomas A. McGrath speak to us on the Battle of Shepherdstown, sometimes known as the Battle of Boteler’s Ford. In the days immediately … Continue reading

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