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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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Symposium Spotlight: Great “What Ifs” Interview

Interested in knowing more about our particular approach to “What Ifs”? In April, Brian Matthew Jordan and Chris Mackowski sat down with the Civil War Roundtable Congress for a talk about the latest ECW book Great What Ifs of the … 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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What We’ve Learned: Civil War Round Tables – Decay or Development

Mike Movius, President CWRT Congress, shares his perspective on the last 10 years. One of the most startling things that we learned since the 150th sesquicentennial is that over seventy Civil War Round Tables (CWRTs) have closed their doors and … 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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CWRT Congress: Seeking To Reverse The Trend

ECW welcomes Mike Movius! He is planning to share regular updates about The Congress and ideas for building enthusiasm. At one time there were hundreds of Civil War Round Table (CWRT) organizations around the world. They began as dinner clubs … Continue reading

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Do We Still Care About the Civil War: Mike Movius

The cover story of the newest issue of Civil War Times asks, “Do we still care about the Civil War?” ECW is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation here on the blog. Today, we’re pleased … Continue reading

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