The Knapsack is the official newsletter of the Raleigh Civil War Round Table.   The Knapsack is published monthly about a week before the monthly meeting.   The Knapsack is distributed electronically to the active membership and friends of the Raleigh Civil War Round Table.   These are .pdf files that can be opened with free Adobe Acrobat Reader software, which can be downloaded from Adobe at

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