Upcoming Meetings and Presentations

(All education programs will be virtual until further notice)

Scott Britton, President of the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley, and Jerrie Berentz, Education Committee Chairperson, announce the organization's 2021 event calendar.

Meetings are open to the public and there are no required membership dues or admission fees to attend.  Small donations are accepted to offset a portion of the cost of the meetings.

 

All meetings and education programs will be virtual until public health regulations permit large or "mass gatherings".  Pre-registration for virtual events will be required.  Meeting invitations will be sent to all Civil War Round Table members and friends who customarily receive our newsletters and other electronic mail messages.  This invitation will be sent approximately 2-weeks prior to the virtual event.  Those who wish to participate will be asked to register by simply replying to the invitation.  A confirmation of the meeting registration will be sent to the participant with instructions and a link to access the presentation on the appointed date and time.   Those who do not currently receive our newsletter and electronic mail messages may register to do so here.

Thursday, January 21, 7:00 p.m.

All education programs will be virtual until public health regulations permit large gatherings. Pre-registration for virtual events will be required. Registration information will be provided with each meeting announcement conveyed to you via electronic mail.

But Not For My Children: The Holland Brothers' Unlikely Journey from Slavery

Scott Britton, CWRT President and Executive Director of The Castle Historic House Museum in Marietta, will present original research.

Thursday, March 18, 7:00 p.m.

All education programs will be virtual until public health regulations permit large gatherings. Pre-registration for virtual events will be required. Registration information will be provided with each meeting announcement conveyed to you via electronic mail.

Ohio Women in the Civil War Home Front

Kelly Mezurek, author, lecturer, and Professor of American History at Wash University, Akron, Ohio, will return to the CWRT-MOV.

Thursday, May 20, 7:00 p.m.

All education programs will be virtual until public health regulations permit large gatherings. Pre-registration for virtual events will be required. Registration information will be provided with each meeting announcement conveyed to you via electronic mail.

Eric Wittenberg, Columbus OH, attorney, author, historian, battlefield tour guide, preservationist, and expert in Civil War cavalry operations will speak on the subject of his most recently published book.

Thursday, July 15, 7:00 p.m.

All education programs will be virtual until public health regulations permit large gatherings. Pre-registration for virtual events will be required. Registration information will be provided with each meeting announcement conveyed to you via electronic mail.

A Historical Overview of the Gullah Geechee Culture and Its Impact on the South, the Nation and the World

Sherman Piatt, a native of Charleston SC, author, historian, and Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, Johns Island, SC, will introduce us to South Carolina's Sea Island Gullah Geechee people.

Thursday, September 16, 7:00 p.m.

All education programs will be virtual until public health regulations permit large gatherings. Pre-registration for virtual events will be required. Registration information will be provided with each meeting announcement conveyed to you via electronic mail.

Behind Enemy Lines: Harriet Tubman in the Civil War - The Port Royal Experiment

Ilene Evans, Davis WV, dancer, historian, teacher, storyteller and creator of General Moses: Stories from the Life of Harriet Tubman, will tell us about one of her favorite subjects.

Thursday - Sunday, November 4 - 7

More details and registration information for the Seat of Rebellion South Carolina Field Trip, November 4 - 7, 2021, and historical marker dedication events will be provided at a future date.

Seat of the Rebellion South Carolina Field Trip

Cowpens National Battlefield, Charleston Plantation and Historical City Tours, Fort Sumter National Monument, H.L. Hunley, Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, Camden Battlefield and more.

Thursday, November 18, 7:00 p.m.

More details and registration information for the Seat of Rebellion South Carolina Field Trip, November 4 - 7, 2021, and historical marker dedication events will be provided at a future date.

Civil War Music

Steve and Lisa Ball, Columbus OH, collectors, educators, historians, musicians, and vocalists, will entertain and educate about Civil War Music.

Past Programs and Presenters

2020

  • John Brown, Brian Schoen, Assistant Professor of History, Ohio University - Program details

2019

  • Gettysburg Hero: The Life of Marietta's Rufus R. Dawes, Scott A. Britton

  • Ohio at The Battle of Shiloh, Dan Hinton

  • Women's Clothing in the Civil War, Jessica Cyders

  • Lee Versus Everyone Else and Then Grant, Jeffrey W. Danner, M.A.

  • Black Men in Blue: The Civil War, Ohio, and U.S. Colored Troops, Kelly Selby, Ph.D.

  • Touched By Conflict: Southeast Ohio in the Civil War, Larry Strayer, J.D.

2018

  • Women of Gettysburg:  Their Experiences from Written Legacies, Jane Ellen Young, M.S.

  • Morgan's Great Raid: Taking the War to the North, David Mowery

  • The Last Fourteen Days of Father Abraham, Robert Burgler, M.A.

  • The Bermuda Hundred Campaign, George L. Fickett

  • Ohio and West Virginia Troops at Petersburg, Edward Alexander

  • Soldier Fraternization Throughout the American Civil War, Lauren K. Thompson, Ph.D.

2017

  • The Anaconda Plan and the Civil War on the Water, Gary Johnson, P.E.

  • Opdycke's Tigers at Chickamauga, Larry Strayer, J.D.

  • John C. Breckenridge, U.S. Vice-President, Confederate General and Secretary of War, Larry Emerson

  • Decapitating the Union: The Confederate Plot to Assassinate Lincoln, John C. Fazio, J.D.

  • The Controversial History of the Confederate Flag, Jeffrey W. Danner, M.A.

  • Washington County Generals in the Civil War, Scott A. Britton

2016

  • Emancipation Proclamation, Peter N. Cultice, J.D.

  • Give Them Rocks: Stonewall Jackson's Stand at Second Manassas, Dan Welch, M.A.

  • A Personal Conversation with Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Doug Riley

  • Civil War Leader from Parkersburg's Julia-Ann Square Historic District, Katherine L. Brown, Ph. D.

  • Soldier of Courage, Solider of Compassion: The Story of Capt. Bennet K. Munger, Brian S. Kesterson, M.A.

  • Pathway to Freedom: Foundation for the Abolitionist Movement, Bill Reynolds

 

2015

  • Intrepid Mariners: U.S.S.Kearsarge v. C.S.S. Alabama, John C. Fazio, J.D.

  • Courage, Honor, Love in the Civil War: Rufus R. Dawes and Mary Gates Dawes, Steven R. Magnusen, P.E.

  • Ku Klux Klan: From Nathan Bedford Forest to Ohio's Klan in the 1920's, William Trollinger, Ph.D.

  • Mother Bickerdyke, Carolyn Caskey

 
Contact Us

Questions or for more information contact Leight Murray, Recording-Secretary

 740-706-2575

cwrtmov@gmail.com

CWRT MOV, 515 4th Street, Marietta OH 45750

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