Presented by Pamplin Historical Park

Dr. James Broomall on August 6, 2020 at 7pm. as he reveals “Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers” at the Petersburg Civil War Roundtable.

Dr. Broomall is the Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War and an associate professor of History at Sheperd University located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Prior to joining the Shepard University staff, Broomall taught history at the University of North Florida and earned his master’s degree in history and museum studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Broomall’s passion for Civil War-era history has lead him to work in a variety of academic institutions, museums and to develop courses and programs focusing on the experiences of civilians, soldiers and slaves during the mid-Nineteenth Century. He has published and edited several works and articles. Some of his articles have appeared in Civil War History, Civil War Times and The Journal of the Civil War Era.

The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7pm-8pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information.