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Barton Myers Speaks at May Meeting 






The Round Table's May 14 speaker was Barton Myers, author and professor of history at Washington and Lee University, whose topic was "Lincoln's Southern Commanders." Professor Myers discussed the careers of several high-ranking officers United States army and navy officer who were born in the Southern and Border States. Among the commanders discussed were Winfield Scott, Montgomery Meigs, David Farragut and George Thomas.

Our speaker at the June 11 meeting will be Christian Keller, who will be "The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy."

At our June meeting we will elect officers for the 2024-25 Campaign Year.  Please register via the pay button to the left.


D. Scott Hartwig to Receive 37th Annual Harwell Award    

                                                                                                 Photo by Barbara J. Sanders

The Atlanta Civil War Round Table is pleased to announce that it has chosen D. Scott Hartwig as the winner of the 2024 Richard Barksdale Harwell Award for his I Dread the Thought of the Place: The Battle of Antietam and the End of the Maryland Campaign. The Round Table presents the Harwell Award annually for the best book on a Civil War subject published in the previous year. The Round Table has presented this prize each year since 1989.

The award-winning book was published by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Hartwig was the supervisory park historian at the Gettysburg National Military Park for twenty years. He previously authored To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September 1862.

The Round Table is now accepting nominations for the 38th award to be presented in 2025. Nominations must be received by December 31, 2024. Please see the submission guidelines for more information.






Starting in September, the Round Table will hold its monthly meetings at the Atlanta History Center. After surveying the members and considering the various options, the Executive Committee determined that the History Center is most convenient for our members and will enable us to provide you the best experience at a lower price than we are currently charged. We will send more information as the date of the change approaches.




The February meeting was Presidents Night, the annual event at which the Round Table recognizes all the past presidents. Pictured below are those who attended the February meeting. 



Top Row, L-R: Gould Hagler, David Beale, Penn Templeman, Terry Kingery, Brian Wills, Bruce Stewart, David Vaughan, Robert Fugate (Current President); Bottom Row: Mary-Elizabeth Ellard, J.D. Humphries, Barbara Long, Michael Behan, Grady Ireland, Emmett Hall, Vicky Frolich


Don't forget to pay your dues!  See the pay button on this page and renew your membership.


Speaker Lineup for 2023-24


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 monthly September through June.

5:30-6:45 PM Cocktail Hour
6:45 PM Dinner

$65.00 per dinner reservation
(Payment by check or online.)

Tim Whalen
Atlanta Civil War Round Table
P. O. Box 2355
Griffin, GA 30224

Location - Directions to our meetings (Members only and invited guests)

Capital City Club - Downtown Atlanta
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