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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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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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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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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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Roundtable Takeaways (part three)

In his introductory remarks to the Congress of Civil War Roundtables, Civil War News columnist Matt Borowick said, “This is a very important time for Civil War Roundtables.” He elaborated on that point during the afternoon question-and-answer session. “I see … Continue reading

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Roundtable Takeaways (part two)

The sessions at today’s national Congress of Civil War Roundtables—held at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA—have offered a lot of interesting tips and insights. The third and fourth sessions focused on growing membership and effective use of … Continue reading

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Roundtable Takeaways (part one)

I’m at the national Civil War Congress, being held this week at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Here are some takeaways from the morning session: Jay Jorgensen of the Robert E. Lee Civil War Roundtable of Central … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Caroline Janney (part four)

(part four of four) We’ve been talking this week with Dr. Caroline Janney, author and past president of the Society of Civil War Historians. Currently on the history faculty at Purdue University, she’ll take up a new post next fall … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Eric Wittenberg

  My worries about the future of Civil War history are much broader and much larger than those cited in the articles in Civil War History. I spend a lot of time on the road, speaking to Civil War Roundtables … Continue reading

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