1st: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Civil War Round Table of Cobb County (GA)

8th: Ryan Quint, Battle of Monocacy, Montgomery Maryland Civil War Round Table

9th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Dark Shores: Civil War Blockade Runners,” Interfaith Senior Community, Oceanside, CA

12th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Searching For The McGuires,” Temecula Valley Genealogy Society, Temecula, CA

12th: Bert Dunkerly, Mahoning Valley CWRT

12th: Dwight Hughes, “Rebel Odyssey: The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah,” Western North Carolina Civil War Round Table, Cullowhee, NC

14th: Bert Dunkerly, Cleveland CWRT

14th: Meg Groeling, “Raucous Republican Convention, Campaign and Election of 1860,” Inland Empire Civil War Round Table, Redlands, CA

16th: Sarah Kay Bierle, teaching through living history at 8th Grade Civil War Day at Moorpark Civil War Days, Moorpark/Simi Valley, CA

24th: Daniel T. Davis, “George Custer and the The Battle of Buckland Mills,” Prince William County History Symposium, Manassas VA

24th: Ryan Quint, Battle of Monocacy, White House of the Confederacy

24th: Eric J. Wittenberg and Kristopher D. White, West Virginia Independence Hall Foundation Civil War Symposium (WV)


5th: Chris Mackowski: “A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House,” Petersburg (VA) Civil War Roundtable, Pamplin Park, Petersburg, VA

6th: Daniel T. Davis, “Out Flew the Sabres: The Battle of Brandy Station” Talk and Book Signing, American Civil War Museum, Richmond, VA

13th: Chris Mackowski, “A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House,” Capital District Civil War Round Table, Watervliet, NY (Albany region)

17th: Dwight Hughes, “Rebel Odyssey: The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah,” Sons of Confederate Veterans, Keysville, VA

18th: Meg Groeling, “The Aftermath of Battle,” Elk Grove Civil War Round Table, Elk Grove, CA

19th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Awakened Hearts: The Power & Patriotism of 1861 Civilians,” Powhatan Civil War Round Table, Powhatan County, VA

21st: Eric Wittenberg, Bus Tour of Sheridan’s First Raid, Central Virginia Battlefields Trust Annual Conference

28th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Dr. Hunter McGuire: Medical Director, Surgeon, Confidant,” National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, MD

28th: Eric Wittenberg, Bus Tour of the Retreat from Gettysburg, Mosby Heritage Area Association


7th: Kristopher White, “The Fight for Burnside Bridge,” at the Mahoning Valley Civil War Roundtable (OH)

30th – June 3: Chris Kolakowski, Civil War Trust Annual Conference, Newport News (exact role/schedule TBD)


2nd: Gazette665 Civil War History Conference 1863: Battling For Freedom, Temecula, CA

  • Daniel T. Davis – “First Command: George A. Custer in the Gettysburg Campaign”
  • Sarah Kay Bierle – “A City at War: Richmond’s 1863”

2nd & 3rd: Chris Mackowski, North Anna and Mine Run battlefield tours, Robert E. Lee Civil War Roundtable of Central New Jersey

15th: Chris Kolakowski, “MacArthur as Military Leader,” Kennesaw State University Dooley Leadership Series

21st: Daniel T. Davis: “The Battle of Yellow Tavern and the Death of Jeb Stuart”, Powhatan Civil War Roundtable, Powhatan, VA


12-15th: Chris Mackowski, Civil War Trust Teachers Institute, Valley Forge, PA

16th: Chris Kolakowski, “Stones River,” Charlottesville CWRT

19th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle,” Powhatan Civil War Roundtable, Pawhatan, VA


3-5th: The Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge: “Turning Points of the American Civil War.”

9th: Chris Kolakowski, “The Kentucky Campaign,” Bull Run CWRT, Manassas, VA

17th & 18th: Chris Mackowski, keynote, Civil War Roundtable Congress, National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, PA


11th: Chris Mackowski, First Defenders Civil War Round Table, Berks Country, PA

28th: Eric Wittenberg, Bus Tour of Monroe’s Crossroads Battlefield, Friends of Bentonville Battlefield 2018 Symposium, www.fobb.net


5-7: Eric Wittenberg, “The Second Ride Around McClellan” Middleburg Civil War Conference, Middleburg, VA

17th: Meg Groeling, “Civil War Baseball,” North Bay Civil War Round Table, Santa Rosa, CA

20th: Chris Kolakowski, “1864: Decision at Sea,” Old Baldy CWRT (Philadelphia)


1st: Chris Kolakowski, “Life and Times of Arthur MacArthur,” North Shore CWRT (Long Island)

14th: Sarah Kay Bierle, Topic TBD, Inland Empire Civil War Round Table, Redlands, CA


10th: Daniel T. Davis: “Prospect Hill and the Battle of Fredericksburg,” Western North Carolina Civil War Roundtable



23rd: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” St. Louis Civil War Roundtable


16th: Chris Mackowski, Lincoln Day Dinner, Sons of Union Veterans Irish Brigade Camp, Fredericksburg, VA


14th: Chris Mackowski, “Second-Guessing Richard Ewell,” Cape Fear Civil War Roundtable, Wilmington, NC


13th: Chris Mackowski, Louisville Civil War Roundtable


14th: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Richmond (VA) Civil War Roundtable, Richmond, VA

5th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Then Christmas Came: The Justification & Condemnation Of War In 1862,” Cobb Civil War Round Table, Atlanta, GA

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