Category Archives: Roundtables

The Civil War Roundtable Congress’s 2020 Annual Report

By Carol VanOrnum & Mike Movius 2020 was a monumental year for the Civil War Round Table Congress. We decided to file for non-profit status by first becoming a legal entity in the State of Washington and then through the … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Fridays with Grant

by Mike Movius When the miniseries Grant aired, the Civil War Round Table Congress discussed the possibility of developing a living history series with Dr. E. C. “Curt” Fields to capitalize on the popularity of, and interest generated by, the … Continue reading

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CWRT Congress: How Do You Know What You Know?

By Mike Movius, President Civil War Round Table Congress “How do you know what you know?” That seems like a crazy question to ask those of you who have been involved in your CWRT for so long. But, let me … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is coming up next week, and we wanted to pass along word about a couple giving opportunities from some of ECW’s partners, the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, the Civil War Roundtable Congress, and the American Battlefield Trust. (And … Continue reading

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Civil War Roundtables and Civil War Trails

Last month, I did a little cheerleading for Civil War Trails. It was time to re-up my sponsorship of a sign, and I was glad to do so. As it turned out, in the days following, the Trails launched an … Continue reading

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In Memory of the Cal U Civil War Roundtable

The first roundtable I ever spoke to was a great little group based at the California University of Pennsylvania. I wound through the mountains of southwest PA, following parts of the old National Road (with a side stop at Fort … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part three: The Civil War Roundtable Congress

(part three in a series) Since the COVID-19 lockdown began, Zoom has boomed for the Civil War community, offering buffs a plethora of programs, interviews, and other great content. (And not just the Civil War world, either—take a look at … Continue reading

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CWRT Visitation: Building Relationships and Opportunities

By Mike Movius Does your CWRT members visit other CWRTs?  If you live in a CWRT oasis like I do in the Pacific Northwest where there are only two CWRTs, that can be difficult.  But, if you live in a … Continue reading

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