Louisville Civil War Round Table

Dinner Meetings

We meet nine times a year at Big Spring Country Club, 5901 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40207. The meetings are held once a month on a Friday, Saturday or a Sunday, September through May . Meeting dates are listed below and in the LCWRT newsletter, the Adjutant CallReservations are required.

Call Doug Krawczyk (502-425-0325) to place your reservations. If you are making reservations for more than just yourself, please give the names of the others.  If you leave your reservation on his answering machine, please spell out your name so he can correctly identify you. You can also make your reservation by e-mail by sending it to bryanw@macconstruction.com.  Please call or email no later than noon on the  Wednesday before the meeting. We cannot accept reservations past this date! 

Big Spring Country Club

Buffet Dinner currently $28 per person

Cocktail and Social Hour begins at 6:00 P.M.

Dinner at 7:00 P.M.

Speaker follows the dinner at approximately 8:00 P.M.

Men normally wear coats and ties; women dress appropriately.

Members and guests can come for the speaker's portion of the program only at no charge but should make a reservation for such, so adequate seating is available.


2018 Speakers

Dave Powell

"Barren Victory: Who Won the Battle ofChickamauga?"

For the past decade, David’s focus has been on the epic battle of Chickamauga, and he is nationally recognized for his tours of that important battlefield. The result of that study are the volumes, The Maps of Chickamauga (2009), Failure in the Saddle (2010), and the three volumes of a Chickamauga trilogy. The Chickamauga Campaign: A Mad Irregular Battle was published in 2014, The Chickamauga Campaign: Glory or the Grave appeared in 2015; and the final volume, The Chickamauga Campaign: Barren Victory, was published in 2016.

Saturday, February 10,

Chris Kolakowski

"The Battle and Legacy of Missionary Ridge"

Saturday, March 10

Stuart W. Sanders

C.S.A. General Ben Hardin Helm and Emilie Todd Helm

Stuart W. Sanders oversees community field services and is History Advocate for the Kentucky Historical Society.

 Sanders is the former executive director of the Perryville Battlefield Preservation Association, as director, he worked for nearly 10 years to preserve and interpret Kentucky’s largest Civil War battleground.

Stuart is the author of three books, including Perryville Under Fire: The Aftermath of Kentucky’s Largest Civil War Battle, The Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky, and Maney’s Confederate Brigade at the Battle of Perryville.

Saturday, April 14,

Greg Mertz

"Gordon's Flank Attack in the Wilderness: One of Many Lost Opportunities"

Greg Mertz is the  supervisory historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park,

Saturday, May 12,

John Quarstein

"Battle of the Iron Clads"     

Chief Development Officer At the Mariners' Museum and Park

                    Summer Break- See you in September 2018

2018 Schedule

Friday September 7  Will Greene  
Jackson’s Valley Campaign”

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