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The Civil War Round Table of St Louis is a not-for-profit organization for anyone interested in the factual history of the American Civil War era (1861 - 1865).  We are located in St Louis, Mo.  Our meetings about the Civil War include dinner, experts on the Civil War, as well as a social get together for friendly discussions of the Civil War and a trivia contest.  Or, if you prefer, you can come to our speaker's Civil War presentation only. 
We welcome all who are interested in the Civil War whether they live in the metro St. Louis, Missouri or Illinois  area or just visiting. 
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Wed. Nov. 30, 2016 Meeting

T. J. Stiles,

"Jesse James Joined a Death Squad:

 The Causes and Consequences of Missouri's War within the Civil War"

T.J. Stiles discusses why Missouri, a border state that was overwhelmingly pro-Union, suffered the Civil War's most savage guerrilla fighting—far worse than what Custer experienced in Confederate Virginia—and explores its lasting consequences.


T.J. Stiles received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in history for his new book, Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, and the 2010 prize in biography for his previous work, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, which also received the 2009 National Book Award for nonfiction. Trained as a historian at Carleton College and Columbia University, he has written independently about the Civil  War era since he began work on his first book, Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War, published in 2002.



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2801 Telegraph Road

Mehlville (St Louis), MO   63125

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Civil War Trivia
Q: What group of Southerners did Robert E. Lee lead after the war?

A: The Rockbridge County Bible Society.
There were six million cases of disease within the troops, meaning that, on average, each soldier
contracted at least two diseases.
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Confederate President Jefferson C. Davis's first wife was Sallie Knox Taylor, daughter of President

Words of Wisdom:

"Act with determination
not to be turned aside
by thoughts of the past
and fears of the future"

-- Robert E. Lee

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