The organization meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month September 2015 through May 2016. Meetings are held in the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre located at 515 Scotland St in Williamsburg, VA, unless otherwise posted. The meetings begin at 7 PM. Membership is open to the general public.
This Month's Speaker
Join us for the next meeting of the Williamsburg Civil War
Roundtable at the Williamsburg Public Library Theatre at 7 PM on Tuesday
evening, October 25, 2016 for Rob Orrison - "Lee's Last
Offensive - The Bristoe Campaign". The events in October 1863
led the Army of Northern Virginia back to the doorstep of Washington, DC
and left a frustrated Lincoln looking for new military leadership.
Historian Rob Orrison will discuss the events surrounding the Bristoe
Campaign and put it into the context of the overall strategic situation
A native Virginian, Rob Orrison received his B.A. in Historic Preservation at Longwood College and his M.A. in Public History from George Mason University. He now serves as the Historic Site Operations Supervisor for Prince William County. He also leads tours with Civil War Excursion Tours, which he co-founded, and he’s co-author of A Want of Vigilance: The Bristoe Station Campaign (Savas Beatie, 2015) and A Long Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign (Savas Beatie, 2016).
Winning essay in SCV Scholarship Contest is awarded to Miss. Kayla Coghlan of Jamestown High School. essay
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