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The LACWRT meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (except July & August).
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Our Next Program - October 16th

"RAILROADS OF THE CIVIL WAR"

Presented by: Jay Kelley


RAILROADS OF THE CIVIL WAR
What was the state of railroad technology in the United States in 1860? How well established were the railroads, and what was their main purpose? How were warfare tactics changed because of the availability of railroads? What were the long-term impacts on the conduct of warfare resulting from the exploitation of railroads during the Civil War?

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Meeting Schedule for 2018 and 2019


TUESDAYS
SPEAKER
TOPIC
18 Sept 2018
Steven and Patrice Demory
“Thaddeus Lowe and the U.S. Balloon Corps”
16 Oct 2018
Jay Kelly
“Railroads of the Civil War”
20 Nov 2018
Sarah Kay Bierle
“Then Christmas Came: The Justification and Condemnation of War in 1862”
18 Dec 2018
Jay Wertz
“Jubal Early’s 1864 Raid”
15 Jan 2019
Dave Schrader
“Blockaders and Blockade-Runners: The Anaconda Plan in Action ”
19 Feb 2019
Bruce Smith
“Life of a Union Cavalryman”
19 Mar 2019
TBA
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16 April 2019
TBA
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14 May 2019
TBA 
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18 June 2019
TBA
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