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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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The 2018 Civil War Roundtable Congress

I’m in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, this weekend—at the National Civil War Museum—to attend the national Civil War Roundtable Congress. The Congress kindly invited me to offer their keynote address last night, and today, I’m sitting in on their workshops. More than … Continue reading

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Energizing Civil War Roundtables

ECW is pleased to welcome Wally Rueckel, co-founder and past president, and Mike Powell, current president and program chair, of the Brunswick Civil War Round Table (BCWRT) in Southport, North Carolina. (Read ECW’s profile on the roundtable here.) For several years, many … Continue reading

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A Conversation with the Country’s Biggest Civil War Roundtable (part five)

(part five of a six-part series) As ECW Editor-in-Chief Chris Mackowski continues his conversation with Mike Powell, president of the Brunswick (N.C.) Civil War Roundtable—the largest in the country—they talk today about the importance of collaboration. CM: One of the … Continue reading

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A Conversation with the Country’s Biggest Civil War Roundtable (part four)

(part four of a six-part series) ECW Editor-in-Chief Chris Mackowski has been talking this week with Mike Powell, president of the Brunswick (NC) Civil War Roundtable, which has more than 1,200 members. In the first two segments, they talked about … Continue reading

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A Conversation with the Country’s Biggest Civil War Roundtable (part two)

(part two of a six-part series) The Brunswick (N.C.) Civil War Roundtable is the largest in the country. This week, ECW Editor-in-Chief shares a conversation he had with the roundtable’s president, Mike Powell, last May. Chris Mackowski: So how did … Continue reading

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A Conversation with the Country’s Biggest Civil War Roundtable (part one)

(part one of a six-part series) It’s the Tuesday after Memorial Day weekend, and summer in southeastern North Carolina feels like it’s already in full swing. As members of the Brunswick Civil War Roundtable file into Hatch Auditorium, the temperature … Continue reading

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