2016 - 2017 Campaign    
Date Speaker Topic
Sept 15, 2016  Wayne Motts Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg: A Fresh Perspective
Oct 18, 2016  A. Wilson Greene Civil War Petersburg (Note: This is a TUESDAY Night!)
Nov 17, 2016 Susannah J. Ural Hood’s Boys
Dec 8, 2016 Donald S. Frazier Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi
Jan 19, 2017 Edwin C. Bearss The Camden Expedition and Battle of Jenkin’s Ferry, AR
Feb 16, 2017 Edward Bonekemper The Myth of the Lost Cause
Mar 16, 2017 Brian Steel Wills George Thomas at Nashville
Apr 20, 2017 Elizabeth R. Varon Legacies of Appomattox: Lee’s Surrender in History and Memory
May 18, 2017 John F. Schmutz The Bloody Fifth (The 5th Texas Infantry)

 
2015 - 2016 Campaign    
Date Speaker Topic
Sept 17, 2015  Richard Sommers Decision at Darbytown: The Final Full Fight of Lee’s Texans
Oct 15, 2015  Richard McCaslin Lost Cause Legacy: Rip Ford and the Rio Grande Expeditionary Force
Nov 19, 2015  Rick Eiserman Will the Real Private Joe Joskins Please Step Forward?
Dec 10, 2015  Andrew Hall Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast
Jan 21, 2016  Edwin C. Bearss The Kentucky Campaign and the Battle of Perryville
Feb 18, 2016  Charles Grear In Defense of My Native State—Why Texans Fought
Mar 17, 2016  Gary Joiner Union Naval Operations in the Red River Campaign
Apr 21, 2016  Caroline Janney Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation
May 19, 2016  Stephen M. Sam Hood The Lost Papers of General John Bell Hood

 
2014 - 2015 Campaign    
Date Speaker Topic
Sept 18, 2014  Brian S. Wills Sherman Aims for Atlanta: 1864
Oct 16, 2014  Michael Parrish Col. William P. Rogers of Texas (2nd Tex. Inf.), and the Battle of Corinth
Nov 20, 2014  John Michael Priest Battle of South Mountain
Dec 11, 2014  John C. Waugh The Compromise of 1850
Jan 15, 2015  Edwin C. Bearss Battle of Five Forks
Feb 19, 2015  Keith Bohannon Battle of Chickamauga
Mar 19, 2015  Dr. Sally Anne Schmidt The Nau Civil War Collection
Apr 16, 2015  Gordon Rhea Grant's Overland Campaign - 1864
May 21, 2015  Eric Jacobson Baptism of Fire - in the Federal Lines at Franklin

 
2013 - 2014 Campaign    
Date Speaker Topic
Sept 19, 2013  Jeffery Prushankin Kirby Smith / Richard Taylor
Oct 17, 2013  John Lundberg Battle of Franklin
Nov 21, 2013  Michael Bailey 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay
Dec 12, 2013  John C. Waugh Grant & Lincoln -- City Point to Appomattox
Jan 16, 2014  Edwin C. Bearss Did the Confederate States really have any hope of winning the war?
Feb 20, 2014  Stephen Kinnaman Capt. Bulloch
Mar 20, 2014  Gordon Rhea The Overland Campaign
Apr 17, 2014  Pat Falci Up came A.P. Hill - Cedar Mountain to Antietam
May 15, 2014  Edward Bonekemper Lincoln & Grant

 
2012 - 2013 Campaign    
Date Speaker Topic
Sept 20, 2012  Brian Steel Wills "Charge Them Both Ways!" Nathan Bedford Forrest at Parker's Crossroads
Oct 18, 2012  Craig Symonds Lincoln and His Admirals
Nov 15, 2012  Sally Anne Schmidt Collecting the Civil War: Highlights from the Nau Civil War Collection.
(At Silver Eagle Distributors, 7777 Washington Ave., Houston, TX.)
Dec 13, 2012  John C. Waugh Re-electing Lincoln
Jan 17, 2013  Ed Bearss To Be Announced
Feb 21, 2013  Carol Berkin Civil War Wives
Mar 21, 2013  James Morgan "The Battle of Ball’s Bluff"
Apr 18, 2013  Peter Mullen Civil War Medicine
May 16, 2013  Scott Bowden Robert E. Lee

 
2011 - 2012 Campaign    
Date Speaker Topic
Sept 16, 2011  Wayne Motts The Seminary Tower at Gettysburg
Oct 20, 2011  Jim Robbins Last in Their Class: Custer, Pickett and the Goats of West Point
Nov 17, 2011  Amanda Foreman Britain and the Civil War
Dec 15, 2011  Tom Carhart West Point Civil War Rivalries
Jan 19, 2012  Ed Bearss To Be Announced
Feb 16, 2012  Stephen Kinnaman The Building of the Alabama
Mar 15, 2012  William McWhorter Texas Battlefield Preservation
Apr 19, 2012  Pat Falci A.P. Hill: Lee’s Forgotten General
May 17, 2012  Jerry D. Thompson Sibley and the Southwest

 
2010 - 2011 Campaign   
Date Speaker Topic
Sept 16, 2010  William W. Bergen Grant’s Army 1864-1865
Oct 21, 2010  Brian McGinty John Brown’s Trial
Nov 18, 2010  Troy Banzhaf Pea Ridge Battle
Dec 16, 2010  Donald Jones Irish Brigade
Jan 20, 2011  Ed Bearss Receding Tide: Vicksburg & Gettysburg
Feb 17, 2011  Ed Bonekemper Six Turning Points of War
Mar 17, 2011  James Bevill Confederate Money
Apr 21, 2011  Don Frazier Fire in the Cane Field:
The Invasion of Louisiana and Texas January 1861 to January 1863
May 19, 2011  Jack Waugh Maxey and the Indians

 

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