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Little Egypt Goes to War

January 19th’s meeting will feature Joshua Claybourn presenting on the 80th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment and its first commander, Colonel Thomas G. Allen. The regiment was composed of ten companies that drew primarily from eight southern Illinois counties. Over the course of the war the regiment traveled approximately 6,000 miles, and was in over 20 …

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Civil War helped shape modern America

April 9, 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender in the American Civil War, triggering a series of surrenders that signaled the end of the war. Click here to read a column by SICWRT chairman Joshua Claybourn commemorating this event.

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Andrew Brookman

Andrew Brookman, a former member of the Southern Indiana Civil War Roundtable, has passed away. He was an active member in our group for several years and attended meetings and events regularly. He enjoyed everything related to the Civil War. Click here to view his obituary. Andrew’s family is asking friends and family to consider …

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The Irish Volunteer

January 15th’s meeting will feature Mark LaPointe presenting a story told through the songs of Irish immigration to America and the immigrants’ proud service in the Union Army during the Civil War. This will be a fascinating and entertaining meeting you won’t want to miss. Click here for more details.

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Galvanized Yankees

November 20th’s meeting will feature a presentation by James A. Goecker on “Galvanized Yankees,” Confederate soldiers in the Northern Army. Mr. Goecker will discuss who they were and how they were used in the North during the Civil War. Click here for more details.

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