Raleigh Civil War Round Table

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"The same rain falls on both friend and foe."

Note:   Raleigh's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department's Adult Program Trip entitled "RALEIGH OCCUPIED 1865" is SOLD OUT for April 10 and 16.   However, additional trips have been added for May 9th and 10th (see Special Events / Field Trips webpage for details).

Upcoming meeting of the Raleigh CWRT:

April 9, 2018 - Gene Schmiel on "Union General Jacob D. Cox, with some emphasis on his time in North Carolina"

Details to follow.

Member-Produced Civil War Documentary Film Available

Andrew Ballard, editor of The Knapsack, has produced a documentary film on behalf of the Raleigh Civil War Round Table covering the end of the Civil War in North Carolina.   It will be available for donations to the RCWRT and the proceeds will be used for educational and preservation activities related to North Carolina and the Civil War.

The film features historians and authors speaking on the major events of 1865 including:
  • Ed Bearss (Overview/Monroe's Crossroads)
  • Chris Fonvielle (Fort Fisher/Fort Anderson/Wilmington)
  • David Waller (Wyse Fork)
  • Andrew Duppstadt (CSS Neuse)
  • Wade Sokolosky (Averasboro)
  • Mark Bradley (Bentonville)
  • Chris Hartley (Stoneman's Raid)
  • Ernest Dollar (Raleigh/Morrisville)
  • Bob Farrell (Logan)
  • John Guss (Bennett Place)

The experts were all filmed at the applicable historical sites and re-enactment footage from the sesquicentennial events at Fort Fisher, Fort Anderson, and Bentonville is included.

Music by the Liberty Hall Drum & Fife Corps and the 26th North Carolina Field Music/Carolina Fifes and Drums, artwork by Stephen McCall, Martin Pate, and Darrell Combs, and maps by Mark A. Moore and Hal Jesperson are also in the documentary.
DVD's will be available at our monthly meetings for donations of $10 or more.   Checks should be made out to the Raleigh CWRT.