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January 2019

The Battle of Chancellorsville & the Last Days of Stonewall Jackson by Chris Mackowski

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Battle of Chancellorsville & the Last Days of Stonewall Jackson by Chris MackowskiChris Mackowski, Ph.D., is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Emerging Civil War. He is the series editor of the award-winning Emerging Civil War Series, published by Savas Beatie, and the “Engaging the Civil War” Series, published in partnership with Southern Illinois University Press. Chris is a writing professor in the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, NY, where he also serves as associate dean for undergraduate…

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Soldiers Memorial Tour

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Civil War Roundtable of St. Louis is sponsoring a tour of the newly-renovated Soldiers Memorial Museum, 1315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. A brief description of the tour is below: Full Museum Experience Guided Tour (2 hours) This immersive, facilitated tour will incorporate Soldiers Memorial’s special exhibit, WWI: St. Louis and the Great War; ongoing exhibit, St. Louis in Service; and an interactive theater performance. Visitors will discover what courage,…

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February 2019

Winter Board Meeting

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Civil War Roundtable of St. Louis will hold its Winter Board Meeting on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Mansions on the Plaza, 8300 Delmar, University City. Traveling north or south on I-170, EXIT “Delmar Blvd.” and go EAST. Mansions on the Plaza is a six-story apartment complex at the corner of Delmar Blvd. and Delcrest -- a street just beyond (east of) Walgreens.  Mansions is on the south side of the street, with a large…

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The Battle of Glasgow, Missouri by J.Y. Miller

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Battle of Glasgow, Missouri by J.Y. Miller Wednesday, February 27, 2019 J.Y. Miller J. Y. Miller is a retired math teacher with experience from 5th grade thru college calculus, plus teaching crypto and comm center operations to U.S. Army and allied officers. He is a member and either a current or former office holder at both local and state level of the Knights of Columbus, Lions Club, American Legion, MSTA, and the Sons of the American Revolution. He is…

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March 2019

Friends of Jefferson Barracks Swap Meet — March 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Pavilion at Lemay, 305 Gregg Road
Mehlville, Missouri 63125
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23 March 2019, Friends of Jefferson Barracks Swap Meet, Lemay, MO Friends of Jefferson Barracks Swap Meet 2019 Public · Hosted by Friends of Jefferson Barracks Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9 AM – 3 PM Friends of Jefferson Barracks Swap Meet 305 Gregg Rd, St. Louis 63125 Admission $3 age 12 and over; $2 age 11 and under https://www.facebook.com/events/1701557439909687/.

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Marching Through the Heart of the Confederacy: Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign & the March to the Sea by Derek Maxfield

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Marching Through the Heart of the Confederacy: Sherman's Atlanta Campaign & the March to the Sea by Derek Maxfield Undertaken in the summer of 1864, Sherman’s drive on Atlanta and subsequent march to Savannah tore the heart out of the Confederacy. Atlanta was a major manufacturing center and railroad hub that was utterly destroyed by Sherman’s army. The march across Georgia was designed as psychological warfare as much as military. By the time Sherman reached Atlanta the Confederate will to…

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April 2019

If This Valley is Lost by Phillip Greenwalt

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

If This Valley is Lost by Phillip Greenwalt Phill Greenwalt is co-founder of Emerging Revolutionary War and is also a full-time contributor to Emerging Civil War. He is the co-author of Bloody Autumn: The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864, Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor, and Calamity in Carolina: The Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville ( all three with Daniel Davis). Phill graduated from George Mason University with a M.A. in American History and also has a B.A. in history…

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May 2019

The Battle of Franklin by David Fraley

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Battle of Franklin by David FraleyOur trivia questions last month were about the Battle of Franklin and there is an ongoing campaign to finance the maintenance of the graves of Missouri soldiers in McGavock Cemetery. Now learn about the Battle of Franklin from an expert – David Fraley. David is the Curator and Director of the Carter House Museum at Franklin and the former Director of the Lotz House Museum. He is currently working on a book titled Colors…

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Missouri Soldiers Project

May 31
McGavock Cemetery, 1345 Carnton Lane
Franklin, Tennessee 37064
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MISSOURI SOLDIERS PROJECT The Battle of Franklin (TN) on November 30, 1864, left eight thousand casualties on the battlefield. In the wake of the battle, Confederate dead were grouped according to their home states and buried in what is today the McGavock Confederate Cemetery. As time threatens this meaningful site, restoration and maintenance have become a priority. To date, Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, and Kentucky have paid (repaid) for the new stones marking their Confederate fallen. The Civil War Roundtables of…

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