The purpose of The Civil War Round Table of Augusta is to provide a medium for exploring research, knowledge, and understanding of the American Civil War.
We meet at the KROC Center located at 1833 Broad Street, Augusta GA.
Speakers for 2023
February 20th: Michaeal Shaffer will present on his book, "Day by Day through the Civil War in Georgia." Michael is a
Civil War Historian, an author and teaches Civil War courses at Kennesaw State University.
April 17th: Bill Smedlund will present on his book, "Sons of Tom Cobb: Troup Artillery, Athens, Georgia."
Bill has written several articles relating to the Troup Artillery and his first book, "Campfires of Georgia Troops, 1861-1865." was nominated for the Dougals Southall Freeman History Award in 1996.
June 19th: Andrew Miller will present "Pemberton Hoodwinked: Confederate Indecision during the Vicksburg campaign." Andrew has been with the National Park Service since 2014 and is currently the Lead Ranger and Historic Weapons Coordinator at Vicksburg National Military Park.
August 21st: Dr. Pamela Toler will present on her book, "The Heroines of Mercy Street: The real nurses of the Civil War." Dr. Toler is a historian, author and lecturer. Her book accompanies the PBS series "Mercy Street"
October 9th: Dr. Bradley Gottfried is a retired college president, author of eighteen books and currently a Licensed Town Guide at Gettysburg. He will present on the Cavalry Operations at Gettysburg.
Speakers for 2022
March 21st. Theodore P. Savas, Managing Director of Savas Beatie Publishing will present on Colonel George Rains and the Augusta Powder works.
June 20th. Dr. Stephen R. Wise,Director of the Parris Island Museum and Adjunct Professor at USC-Beaufort will present on his book "Lifeline of the Confederacy: Blockade running during the Civil War."
September 19th. Brian Matthew Jordan, Assistant Professor of History at Sam Houston State University will present on his latest book "A Thousand May Fall: An Immigrant Regiment's Civil War
December 12th. Brian Steel Wills will present on his biography of Nathan Bedford Forrest, "A Battle from the Start: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest."
Brian is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University.