EPPING —The 2019-2020 season of the Civil War Round Table of New Hampshire kicks off on Fri., September 13 at the Epping Town Hall in Epping.
The first speaker of the season is Gary L. Dyson. Gary is a board member for the Frederick County Civil War Round Table in Maryland. He will be speaking about his new book "A Civil War Correspondent in New Orleans" which explores the eyewitness accounts of Boston Journal War Correspondent Albert Gaius Hills from the day he left Boston Harbor in November 1861 through the New Orleans Campaign of 1862. Hills recorded his observations while with the Union fleet while in the Gulf of Mexico and on Ship Island as well as his description of the bombardments of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, the battle against the Rebel fleet, and his impression of captured New Orleans. (Books will likely be available for sale)
Come out and enjoy the program. Anyone with an interest in learning more about the American Civil War and history, in general, is welcome to attend.
Doors open around 6:45 p.m. with a short meeting beginning at 7:15 p.m. and then the guest speaker begins around 7:30 p.m. For more details, visit www.cwrt-nh.org.