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Brian Wills speaks to Round Table: Forrest at Ft. Donelson

Our scheduled speaker for June 14, Gary Gallagher, was unable to attend because of a sudden illness.  Round Table Past President Brian Wills, professor of history at Kennesaw State University, filled in made a fine presentation in which he discussed Nathan Bedford Forrest and his action at Fort Donelson.  Our thanks to Brian for pinch-hitting. 

We look forward to having Prof. Gallagher back in Atlanta at a future meeting.

Also at the June meeting the Round Table elected officers for the upcoming campaign year. Our congratulations to incoming president Loran Crabtree and the other members of the Executive Committee.


Winners of 2022 Richard Barksdale Harwell Award Announced


Gary Barnes, chairman of the Harwell Award Committee, announced on June 14 that the Round Table will have two winners of the prestigious award for 2022.  The recipients will be Caroline Janney for Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee's Army after Appomattox and Charles Knight, author of From Arlington to Appomattox: Robert E. Lee's Civil War Day by Day.



Summer Symposium to be Held July 16

 Atlanta: Into and Out of the Ashes, 1860-1870. 

The Round Table will hold its first Summer Symposium on  Saturday, July 16. The symposium will feature notable speakers addressing Atlanta's experience in the war and its aftermath. The symposium will be held at the Dunwoody United Methodist Church. 

The program will begin at 10:30 and conclude at 3:00.  Lunch is included in the $20 registration fee. You can register by the Paypal button on this page.

Please see the flyer for more information, including a list of speakers and their topics. 









The Atlanta Civil War Round table was organized in 1949 with the intent purpose to further the serious discussion and study of the American Civil War.

Meetings are held at Atlanta's Capital City Club on the second Tuesday of every month, with the exception of July and August. The evening's events start with a social hour at 5:30 PM and dinner at 7:00 PM. Check in by 6:30 PM. The speaker's program begins at 8:00 PM.

Capital City Club
7 John Portman Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 523-8221 

The emphasis for each meeting is on our guest speaker.  The meetings of the Atlanta Civil War Round table regularly feature the top experts in various fields related to the Civil War.

Let us hear from you if you would like to join us one evening or if you have an interest in applying for a membership. Reservation for dinner must be made through treasurer Tim Whalen, by mail, no later than noon on the Friday preceding the Tuesday meeting, or by paying on line via the link on this page.

 Atlanta Civil War Round table
P. O. Box 2355
Griffin, GA 30224