Jan 10 Historian Joe Walker: Paroles and Exchanges in the Civil War
Feb 14 Dr. Anne Bailey, Professor Emeritus, Georgia State University, Editor, Society of Civil War Historians Newsletter. “Pat Cleburne, Confederate General”.
Mar 14 Dr. Charles D. Grear, Professor of History, Central Texas College. “A Trying time for All: Texas Indians During the Civil War”
Apr 11 Tuan T. Phan, U.S. Park Ranger, “The Defense of the Nations Capital During the War”
Jan 11 Dr. Chuck Grear, “Indians in the Civil War”
Mar 8 Jack Waugh: “Lincoln and War’s End”
Apr 12 Dr. Anne Bailey: “Texas Unionists in the Civil War”
May 10 Dr. Steven Woodworth : “The Lincoln Conspiracy” (Scheduled but unable to attend)
Sep 13 Bertram Hayes-Davis, great-grandson of Jefferson Davis, about his famous ancestor.
Oct 11 Doug Baum on the Texas Camel Corps.
Nov 8 Mike Lang author and historian will speak on “Decisions at Antietam.”
Dec 13 TCU Professor Steve Woodworth will speak on “The Crater at Petersburg.”
Jan 13 Stephen S. Michot, PhD :” Guerrilla Warfare in Louisiana(1864)”. Dr Michot was formerly professor of History at Nichols State University.
Feb 10 John “Jack” C Waugh, author and historian; “The story of Roger Pryor who survived the Confederacy and became justice of the NY Supreme Court.”
Mar 9 T. Michael Parrish, PhD, Department of History, Baylor University, “The Vital Importance of Texas in the Civil War.”
Apr 13 Cancelled due to Corona Virus. Charles Grear, PhD, “Indians in the Civil War”
May 11 Cancelled due to Corona Virus. Mark Grimsley, PhD, History professor, Ohio State University. The Hard Hand of War; Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians.
Sep 14 Cancelled due to Corona Virus Bertram Hayes-Davis, the great-grandson of Jefferson Davis will speak on the Jefferson Davis’ chaotic life after the Civil War.
Oct 12 Cancelled due to Corona Virus Doug Baum: “The US Army Camel Corps”. A Jefferson Davis project when he was Secretary of War.
Nov 9 Professor Ric McCaslin: “The Campaign for Fort Fisher
Dec 14 Dr. Don Frazier: “Louisiana and Texas After the Fall of Vicksburg and Port Hudson”
Jan 14 Danny Sessums: “A Force to be reckoned With; a Study of Granbury’s Texas Brigade”
Feb 11 A. Wilson Greene, author and historian: “A Perfect Hell of Blood – The Battle of the Crater.”
Mar 11 Ed Bearss was scheduled but was too ill to travel and his place was taken by Joe Walker: “Personality and life of Gen W.T. Sherman.”
Apr 8 Brig. Gen. (Ret.) John Scales, US Army : “The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forest”
May 13 S. Waite Rawls III, Executive Director of the Museum of the Confederacy: “The Staff of Jefferson Davis”
Sep 9 Gene Salecker: “The Sultana Disaster”
Oct 14 Dr. Don Frazier “Blood on the Bayou, Vicksburg, Port Hudson and the Trans- Mississippi”
Nov 11 Richard McCaslin, PhD, University of North Texas. “Gearing; the Union AND the Confederate soldier.”
Dec 9 Jennifer M. Murray, PhD, OSU: ” Major General George Gordon Meade, Army of the Potomac.”
January 8 Anne Bailey (Historian) : ” Was Scarlett O’Hara in Texas? Women in the Lone Star State in Wartime”
February 12 Dr Bill Cogar, Executive Director, Historic Naval Ships Association on the ship that changed Naval Warfare: the USS Monitor.
March 12 Ed Bearss: ” The Battle of Brice’s Crossroads.”
April 9 Charlie Peoples: “Streight’s Raid”
May 14 Dale Phillips : “The Federal Capture of New Orleans”
Sep 10 Larry Tagg, Author: “The Generals of Shilo”
Oct 8 Dr. Steven Woodworth, Chairman Dept of History , TCU/author: “Grant at the Wilderness”
Nov 12 George Buss, actor: ” Impersonation of Abraham Lincoln”
Dec 10 Ralph Peters: “On the human aspects of leadership in our Civil War.”
January 9 John Schmutz ( Author and Historian) “The Fighting Fifth”. A history of the 5th Texas Regiment, Hood’s Texas Brigade.
February 13 Rick Eiserman (Hood’s Texas Brigade Historian “Will the Real Pvt Joe Joskins Step Forward?”
March 13 Ed Bearss (Chief Historian of the National Park Service from 1981 to 1994 and currently Chief historian Emeritus): “An Evening with Ed Bearrs”
April 10 Dr Kevin J. Weddle ( US Army War College, Carlisle, PA). “Lincoln’s Tragic Admiral: the Life of Samuel Francis DuPont.”
May 8 Mark Christ (Community Outreach Director, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program) “Battle of Arkansas Post”
September 11 Richard Selcer, PhD, “Hurry Home Soldier”.
October 9 David Dixon: “The Lost Gettysburg Address.”
January 11 Dr Anne Bailey: “Pat Cleburne, The Stonewall of the West”
February 8 Dr Michael Landis: “Northern Men with Southern Loyalties”
March 7 Dr Richard Sommers: “Fury at Fort Harrison”
April 11 John C Waugh: “Thomas J Jackson and Nathan Bedford Forest and Their Battlefield Styles”
May 9 Scott Bowden: “Gettysburg, the First Day”
September 12 Steven Woodworth: “A Conspiracy: a Civil War Who Dun It”
October 10 Don Frazier: “Prelude to Glorietta Pass”
November 7 Frank O’Reilly: “Stonewall Jackson at Chancellorsville”
January 13 Joe Walker: Andrews Raid and First Medal of Honor
February 10 Fred Hazen: War in the Deep South
April 14 Dr Richard McCaslin: Hood’s Brigade at the Battle of the Wilderness
May 12 Don Barnhart: Battle of Palmito Ranch
June 9 Phillip Sozansky: The Effect of the Texas Frontier Experience on the Army of Northern Virginia.
September 8 Dr Curt Fields: “Ulysses S Grant; from Shiloh to Appomattox”.
October 13 Joe Walker: Personal Aspects of Hiram Granbury
November 10 Dr David Coffey: Chm, Dept of History, Univ of Tennessee-Martin, “The 141st Battle of Franklin”.
January 14 Dr. Don Frazier: The Teche Campaign
March 11 David Coffey: John Bell Hood and the Battle for Atlanta
May 13 Jonathan Steplyk: Battle of Cedar Creek
September 9 Garland Richards: Fort Chadbourne
October 14 Patrick Falci: A.P. Hill
November 10 Elizabeth Parnicza: Chancellorsville
January 22 Dr. Rick McCaslin: Reconstruction in Texas
March 12 John Lundberg: Granbury’s Texas Brigade
May 14 John Paul Strain: Civil War Art
September 10 Jack Waugh: Surviving the Confederacy: Roger and Sara Pryor
November 11 Dr. Michael Landis: Bleeding Kansas
January 6 Clif Dermer: Civil War Weaponry
September 11 Richard Selcer: Blue and Gray on the Rio Grande
November 12 Dr Stephen E. Maizlish: The First Battle of the Civil War- the Compromise of 1850
March 8 Monte Akers: “Life of a Civil War Reenactor”
May 10 Dr. John Lundberg: General Hiram Granbury
September 13 Joe Walker: Who Were the Waco Guards
November 22 Scott Bowen: Robert E. Lee
April 22 David Jackson: “Armaments of the 3d Texas Cavalry”
September Ron Tyler: “Texas and Mexico in the Civil War”
September Mark Brokhart: “Heritage Rare Coins and ANA Traveling Exhibit”
November James Smallwood” “Reconstruction in Texas”
April 25 Martha Hartzog (President of Hood’s Texas Brigade Association- Reactivated): “Hood’s Brigade and Col Howdy Martin, 4 th Reg”
July 24 Bill Ward: “Leadership Contrasts in Lincoln and Davis”
October 29 Dr. Don Frazier: “Louisiana in the Civil War”