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.

Friday, September 7,

Will Greene

"The Battle of the Crater"


Friday, October 12

Jeffrey Wert

The Barons of the Civil War

Jeff is the author of numerous books. His latest isA Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee's Triumph, 1862–1863

Sunday, November 18

Kent Masterson Brown

"George Gordon Meade and the Gettysburg Campaign"

Kent has published six books, all on the Civil War, including Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander, Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics and the Pennsylvania Campaign, and One of Morgan’s Men: The Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

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Saturday, December 8

Clay Stuckey

"The Trials and Tribulations of the Corpse of Abraham Lincoln"

Round Table member Clay Stuckey has a life-long avocation of reading and writing about history. His articles have appeared in the Lincoln Herald, the Indiana Magazine of History, Indiana Folklore and Oral History, and the Hoosier Line as well as other publications.


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Saturday, January 19

Bryan Steele Wills

"Inglorious Passages"

Brian Steele Wills is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University, where he is professor of history. He is the author of numerous books about the Civil War and several generals.

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Saturday, February 9

Michael Murphy

"The Kimberlins Go to War"


Saturday, March 9

Stephen Davis 

"Earning His Spurs: General John B. Hood in 1864"

Steve is the author of a book on the Atlanta Campaign, Atlanta Will Fall: Sherman, John Johnston and the Heavy Yankee Battalions (2001). He served as Book Review Editor for Blue & Gray Magazine from 1984 to 2005, and is the author of more than a hundred articles in such scholarly and popular publications as Civil War Times Illustrated and the Georgia Historical Quarterly.

Saturday, April 13

Chris Mackowski

"The Mine Run Campaign"

Chris Mackowski is the editor -in-chief and founder of Emerging Civil War.
Chris is a a professor of journalism and mass communication at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, NY, and historian-in-residence at Stevenson Ridge, a historic property on the Spotsylvania battlefield in central Virginia.

Saturday, May 11

"To Be Announced"

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