Indianapolis Civil War Round Table


The Indianapolis Civil War Round Table is a good place to visit and here is their main website:

www.indianapoliscwrt.org
To go directly to their newsletter page for the current and back issues:  (Click Here)
Below you will find a copy of the Hardtack Newsletter and also information about the next meeting and dinner get together. 

Two locations - See both parts below.

October 2014 Hardtack
October 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting at Indiana State Library
315 West Ohio Street

Enter the building on the north side. We are meeting in the History Room on the second floor of the south side of the building. Free parking is available in the surface parking lot just north of the State Capital building.

Note: this meeting is on Thursday and at a different time and location than usual.
Battle of Richmond Civil War Mural Commissioned by Kiwanis Club of Richmond from www.richmondkiwanis.info.
Come and learn about the most complete victory one side had over the other during the entire Civil War: The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky.

The second largest Civil War battle fought on Kentucky soil, the Battle of Richmond pitted seasoned Confederates under Edmund Kirby Smith against raw Federal recruits (mostly from Indiana) under William “Bull” Nelson. Fought over the course of a day and a half, the Battle of Richmond is the only example of a Federal Army ceasing to exist at the end of the fight. Learn how two Indiana generals, Mahlon Manson and Charles Cruft, figure in the Union debacle.
The next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 9th, 7 PM (Map Below)
Get Directions To:
315 W Ohio St
Indianapolis IN 46202
USA

JOIN US BEFORE THE MEETING AT SHAPIRO’S DELI!
All ICWRT members and guests are invited to join us at 5:30 P.M. at Shapiro’s Delicatessen, 808 S. Meridian St. (just south of McCarty Street) before the meeting to enjoy dinner and fellowship.

Guest speaker Phillip Seyfrit
A lifelong Madison County, Kentucky, resident, Phillip Seyfrit is a graduate of Model Laboratory School, Eastern Kentucky University and the Mid- America College of Funeral Service. After a twenty year career in funeral industry, in late 2007 Phillip changed direction and accepted the position of Historic Properties Director for Madison
County, which duties include management and proper interpretation of the properties relating to the Battle of Richmond and the other Madison County parks sites. Phil’s active in Richmond’s First Presbyterian Church, the Richmond Masonic bodies, and many national, state and local Civil War preservation and history groups. He is also past president of the Madison County Historical Society. He has been published in several Civil War periodicals and enjoys visiting Civil War battlefields and related sites. Phillip portrays Federal Colonel William Link and Confederate Colonel Preston Smith at events
relating to the Battle of Richmond. He is program chairman of the Madison Co. Civil War Roundtable and is a member of the Kentucky Civil War Roundtable and Cincinnati Civil War Roundtable. He was elected as the inaugural president of the Central Kentucky World War II Roundtable in 2010. He was recently appointed by Kentucky
Governor Steve Beshear to the Kentucky Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission.

Members are encouraged to wear their badges to the meetings, so people will know who you are.
5:30 P.M. dinner at Shapiro’s
Delicatessen, 808 S. Meridian St.
Get Directions To:
808 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis IN 46202
USA

Most meetings are held at the Indiana History Center Auditorium, 450 West Ohio Street