March 1, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Pamplin Historical Park
6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is hosting the third meeting of the Petersburg Civil War Roundtable and it’s meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Park’s Education Center.
A March 1, 2018 meeting will feature author and historian, Mr. John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus of The Monitor Center. He will be speaking on sailor crews of the U.S.S. Monitor and C.S.S. Virginia. Quarstein is the author of 15 books. His volume, The Monitor Boys: The Crew of The Union’s First Ironclad, received the 2012 Henry Adams Prize for excellence in historical literature. He also has produced, narrated and wrote several PBS documentaries, of which the film series Civil War in Hampton Roads was awarded a 2007 Silver Telly.
The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable, founded in 2018, is dedicated to the study, preservation, and discussion of the people and events that were part of the War Between the States (1861-1865).
The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. Annual membership is $40. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20. Non-members can attend for $5 each meeting.
petersburgcwrt.com or call (804) 861-2408