Williamsburg Civil War Roundtable

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote discussion and study of the Civil War and to further stimulate interest in all aspects and phases of the Civil War period.

Meeting Dates

The organization meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month September through May. Meetings are held in the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre located at 515 Scotland St in Williamsburg, VA, unless otherwise posted. The meetings begin at 7 PM. Membership is open to the  general public.

This Month's Speaker

On Tuesday May 28, 2019, Robert M. Dunkerly will present “To the Bitter End: The Surrenders of the Confederacy”.
Appomattox is the most famous of the surrenders that ended the war, but the least representative of any of them. This talk will explore the confusing and complex events that unfolded in the four major surrenders, and a few smaller ones.

Robert M. Dunkerly is a historian, award-winning author, and speaker who is actively involved in historic preservation and research.  He holds a degree in History from St. Vincent College and a Masters in Historic Preservation from Middle Tennessee State University.  He has worked at nine historic sites, written twelve books and over twenty articles.  His research includes archaeology, colonial life, military history, and historic commemoration. He has taught courses at Central Virginia Community College, the University of Richmond, and the Virginia Historical Society. Mr. Dunkerly is currently a Park Ranger at Richmond National Battlefield Park.




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