In conjunction with our monthly meeting we try, whenever possible, to have a guest speaker present to the camp a topic pertaining to Civil War History. Presentations will be announced on the Camp Event page.
Prior presentations include:
Treatment of Battlefield Casualties
Uniforms of the Trans-Mississippi Department
The Confederate Navy in the Trans-Mississippi
The Legacy of Black Confederates
Firearms from Europe: A Survey of Imported Longarms in the American Civil War
The Equine Factor: Harnessing Horsepower for the Confederate War Effort
Camp Donelson: Life and Death in a Federal POW Camp
Percussion Altered US Military Longarms
John Hall's Military Breechloaders
If you are a historian, or speaker, and would like to schedule a date for your topic please contact us through the link below:
(Left) Garrett Glover explains the primer mechanism of a M1816/55 Maynard primer altered Musket.
(Right) Noted historian and author Frederick Adolphus presents The Equine Factor.