Category Archives: Roundtables

CWRT: Sustainability Challenge

by Carol VanOrnum Civil War Round Table Congress VP President Abraham Lincoln once said, “That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” Sharing how success can be achieved so that all can … Continue reading

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CWRT Congress: Failure is Not an Option

By Carol VanOrnum, Civil War Round Table Congress VP On October 19, 1864, as Major General Philip Sheridan was returning to camp, he found himself riding against a steady stream of his soldiers who’d been badly routed by Lt. Gen. … Continue reading

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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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