Dear Members and Friends of the Civil War Round Table of the Ozarks,
The Civil War was a defining event in the history of the United States. The issues, the conflict, the compassion, the brutality, and the personalities from America's deadliest war continue to fascinate us to this day.
Are you interested in the American Civil War? Do you enjoy programs about the war? Dedicated to developing the known history and a better understanding of this unique war, our organization is just what you've been seeking. Come get to know us, and join with us as we celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War in 2011-2015! Visitors and students are always free and welcome!
The next meeting will be Wednesday, October 11th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Library Center, 4653 South Campbell. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Marlin Barber, Missouri State University:
“Yankees’ Wuz Comin’: Black Rhetoric and Mobilization in Missouri during the Civil War”
This presentation examines black Americans in Missouri from 1861 – 1864 and argues that their discourse and mobility symbolized a previously understudied radical political movement.
Bring a friend. We'll see you there.