The Civil War Roundtable

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2021 Programs
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April 20 - Bruce Mowday will present "Three Views of Gettysburg", the story of the emotional impact of the Civil War battles at Gettysburg, including the lasting effects of Pickett's Charge and the artifacts left behind. Additionally, he will explain local Gettysburg resident, J. Howard Wert's role in preserving these artifacts from the three days of savagery. Bruce Mowday is an author of more than 20 books on history, true crime, business and sports. The Mowday Group, Inc. has provided media relations consulting work for non-profit and for-profit companies for more than two decades. Bruce is a frequent speaker on television including C-Span, Discovery, Reel Z, Pennsylvania Cable Network, and local Philadelphia television stations. The Civil War Round Table Congress has named him a “5-Star speaker”. As an award-winning journalist he received the Local Author Hero Award from the West Chester, Pennsylvania library during its 2008 Literacy Heroes event at Longwood Gardens and is also listed on the author's mural at the Chester County Library, Exton. Bruce will weave together a fascinating story about Gettysburg from books he has authored including “Pickett's Charge”, “J. Howard Wert's Gettysburg” and “Emotional Gettysburg.”

May 18 - “Mob Scene at the Palmetto Flag: A Successful Newspaper, Philadelphia, April 15,1865” by noted historian and Civil War Round Table member Michael Wunsch

June 15 - “In the Shadows of the Round Tops” by Jersey Shore Civil War Round Table member, author, attorney and historian Allen Thompson

July 20 – “Civil War Medicines and Medical Practices” by Manor College Professor and Civil War Expert Herb Kaufman

August 17 – “Saints and Sinners: Famous New Jersey Civil War Women” by Educator and historian Pary Tell

September 21 “The Henry Sawyer Story” by historian Brian Ross and accompanied by the Libby Prison Minstrels

October 19 - “Charley: The True Story of the Youngest Soldier to Die in the Civil War” by author and historian Brendan Lyons

November 16 - “Topic TBD will be presented by Manor College Professor and Civil War expert Michael Jesberger

Also For Glory

A High School and College instructor for thirty years in history and philosophy, Don Ernsberger worked on Capitol Hill for seven years as a Deputy Chief of Staff. In Washington DC he had excellent access to National Archive and the Library of Congress resources. This book is a result of three years of research.


Book Review in The Washington Times

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