The Civil War Round Table of St Louis is a not-for-profit organization for anyone interested in the factual history of the American Civil War era (1861 - 1865). We are located in St Louis, Mo. Our meetings about the Civil War include dinner, experts on the Civil War, as well as a social get together for friendly discussions of the Civil War and a trivia contest. Or, if you prefer, you can come to our speaker's Civil War presentation only.
We welcome all who are interested in the Civil War whether they live in the metro St. Louis, Missouri or Illinois area or just visiting.
Pat Falci gained fame not only for his role as the General A.P. Hill, from Gettysburg, but also as director/screenwriter Ron Maxwell’s historical advisor for both that movie and Gods and Generals.
Pat provided casting director Joy Todd and the actors with photographs
and research for both films and even scouted out locations in Maryland
and took Maxwell on a Stonewall Jackson tour of Civil War battlefields
and other historical sites. Pat, a native of Astoria, served as Jeff
Shaara’s historical advisor, providing research and tours of Civil War
sites portrayed in his books, and vetted John Jakes’s manuscripts for On Secret Service and Charleston, at its editor’s request.
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Altogether about 18 % of Confederate manpower, but only 6 % of Union manpower, was supplied through the draft, in the form of conscripts or substitutes. During the war the venereal disease rate among Union troops was 8.2 %; there were a reported 79,587 cases of syphilis and 102,873 of gonorrhea.
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