Meeting Schedule / Topic

Unless otherwise announced, meetings are held in the Daniels Auditorium on the first floor of the NC Museum of History, 5 Edenton St., Raleigh, NC (across from the State Capitol).    We meet on the second Monday of most months beginning at 6:30 p.m.   This allows for socializing and light refreshments prior to the start of the meeting proper, which begins at 7:00 p.m. and usually concludes before 8:30 p.m.   Please mark your calendars and join us early!   There is no admission fee to regular meetings.

We invite all visitors to become members.   Members and guests are encouraged to meet beforehand for supper at K&W Cafeteria (511 Woodburn Rd, Cameron Village) at 5:15 p.m.; and for further discussion, at The Mellow Mushroom (Glenwood Avenue & Peace Street) immediately after the meeting.

2018 Meeting Schedule of the Raleigh CWRT:

  • January 6, 2018, a Saturday (joint session with Burlington's NC CWRT) - Annual Ed Bearss Event.   Ed will speak on "Civil War Medicine" (from the perspective of his own wounding and treatment in WW II).   Social (half) hour at 12:30 p.m.   The Program starts at 1:00 p.m. in Daniels Auditorium and should conclude by 3:00 p.m.   Admission is $10.
  • February 12, 2018 - Dave Schultz on "Principles, Policies and Politics -- Gettysburg:   the Second Day".
  • March 19, 2018 (rescheduled from March 12) - Ryan Reed on the "Negotiations at the Bennett Place Leading to the Largest Surrender of Confederate Troops During the Civil War".
  • April 9, 2018 - Gene Schmiel on "Union General Jacob D. Cox, with some emphasis on his time in North Carolina".
  • May 14, 2018 - Scott Mauger on "Major John Pelham CSA".
  • June 11, 2018 - William H. Brown on "North Carolina Regiments in the Confederate Army of Tennessee".
  • July 9, 2018 - Michael Hardy on "General Lee's Immortals.   The Battles and Campaigns of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865".
  • August 13, 2018 - Angela Robbins, PhD, on "Bridging the Old South and the New:   Women in the Economic Transformation of the Piedmont of North Carolina, 1865-1920".
  • September 10, 2018 - Dr. Chris Fonville on "Unlucky in War:   Confederate General Braxton Bragg".
  • October 8, 2018 - Wade Sokolosky on "Kiss Him for His Mother, Confederate Hospitals In North Carolina in 1865".
  • November 5, 2018 (This is the first Monday of the month.   This exception is due to November 12 being a government holiday [Veteran's Day] with the Museum being closed that day.) - Keith Hardison on "First person portrayal of his ancestor who served in the Army of Tennessee, including descriptions of the period dress and equipment of the western infantry soldier in 1864".
  • December 10, 2018 - Holiday Party at the NC State Capitol.   Entertainment TBD.